Tuesday April 2, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 2: Day of the Week

April 2, 2024 was the 93rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 273 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

April 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 2 Historical Event(s)

Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen – The British destroy the Danish fleet.
Cree warriors attacked the village of Frog Lake, North-West Territories, Canada, killing 9.
“Electric Theatre”, the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California.
Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Brazil are established.
The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London.
The Liberal Movement breaks away from the Liberal and Country League in South Australia.
Construction of the CN Tower is completed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It reaches 553.33 m in height, becoming the world’s tallest free-standing structure.
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Havana, Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro in an attempt to mend strained relations.
Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.

Who were born on April 2?

Sir Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver
Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (d. 2006)
Dick Radatz, American baseball player (d. 2005)
Giuliana De Sio, Italian actress
Larry Drew, American basketball player
Stefano Bettarello, Italian rugby player
Mike Gascoyne, British engineer
Bill Romanowski, American football player
Randy Livingston, American basketball player
Rory Sabbatini, South African golfer

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