2 April

2 April

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 273 days remain until the end of the year.

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 2nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 2nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Autism Awareness Day.
  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
  • Love Your Produce Manager Day
  • National Ferret Day
  • International Children’s Book Day
  • World Autism Awareness Day
  • International Pillow Fight Day
  • Tangible Karma Day

Historic Events

1974: Arnold Schwarzenegger As entrant to the 1974 Mr. Olympia competition at Madison Square Garden.

Arnold Schwarzenegger As entrant to the 1974 Mr. Olympia competition at Madison Square Garden.

1930: Ras Tafari Makonnen becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia in 1930.

1930: Los Angeles around 1930 – An ostrich carriage beeing stopped by the police for crossing the speed limit.

Los Angeles around 1930 – An ostrich carriage beeing stopped by the police for crossing the speed limit.

1914: World War I. French cuirassiers leaving Paris for the front lines, August 1914.

World War I. French cuirassiers leaving Paris for the front lines, August 1914.

1801: Napoleonic Wars: The British led by Horatio Nelson destroy the Danish fleet in the naval Battle of Copenhagen in 1801.

1539: Explorer Juan Ponce de León claims Florida for Spain as the first known European to reach Florida in 1539.

Famous Birthdays

  • Marvin Gaye was born.
  • Kapil Sharma was born.
  • Ajay Devgan was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Arthur Prince of wales died.
  • Milo O’Shea died.
  • Jesus Franco died.

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