April 2: Day of the Week
April 2, 2021 is the 92nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 273 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 2 Historical Event(s)
- 1755Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
- 1851Rama IV is crowned King of Thailand.
- 1902Dmitry Sipyagin, Minister of Interior of the Russian Empire, is assassinated in the Marie Palace, St Petersburg.
- 1911The Australian Bureau of Statistics conducts the country’s first national census.
- 1917World War I: President Woodrow Wilson asks the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany.
- 1972Actor Charlie Chaplin returns to the United States for the first time since being labeled a communist during the Red Scare in the early 1950s.
- 1973The Liberal Movement breaks away from the Liberal and Country League in South Australia.
- 1989Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Havana, Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro in an attempt to mend strained relations.
- 2002Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated. A siege ensues.
- 2006Over 60 tornadoes break out in the United States; hardest hit is in Tennessee with 29 people killed.
Who were born on April 2?
- 742Charlemagne (d. 814)
- 1719Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, German poet (d. 1803)
- 1902Jan Tschichold, German typographer (d. 1974)
- 1927Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (d. 2006)
- 1933György Konrád, Hungarian Jewish author, sociologist, essayist
- 1942Hiroyuki Sakai, Japanese chef
- 1943Caterina Bueno, Italian singer (d. 2007)
- 1947Emmylou Harris, American singer
- 1954Donald Petrie, American film director
- 1974Håkan Hellström, Swedish musician
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