Historical Events In April - 02
Monday, 03 August 2020
1979 Carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1980 Wayne Gretzky becomes first teenager to score 50 goals in a season on April - 02.
1980 On this day in history dick Howorth, cricketer (Engld slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies
1981 A Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3400 on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history argentina seizes Malvinas (Falklands) Islands the start of the war with England
1982 Argentinian forces invade the British run Falkland Islands on April - 02.
1984 On April - 02 georgetown beats Houston for NCAA basketball title
1986 4 US passengers killed by bomb at TWA counter Athens Airport Greece on this day in history.
1986 George Corley Wallace (Gov-D-Ala) announces retirement plans on April - 02.
1987 Buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1987 Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on April - 02.
1989 On April - 02 wrestlemania V-Hulk Hogan beats Randy "Macho Man" Savage
1990 Aldo Fabrizi, actor (Postman Goes to War, Open City), dies at 85 on April - 02.
1992 On April - 02 country singer Wynonna Judd's first appearance as a single act
1992 In Guelph Ontario a stable fire kills 69 horses at Mohawk Raceway; worst racetrack fire in Canadian history on April - 02.
1992 On this day in history john Gotti found guilty in death of Paul Castallanos
1992 On April - 02 space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) lands
1992 On April - 02 paula Kelly, singer/actress (Sweet Charity), dies at 72
1993 Eugenie Leontovitch, actress (4 Sons, Homicidal), dies at 93 on April - 02.
1994 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79 on this day in history.
1995 More than 80 top Australian rugby league players sign with Super League on April - 02.
1995 Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1997 On April - 02 tomoyuki Tanaka, producer (Godzilla), dies of a stroke at 86
2000 On this day in history french archaeologists announce they have discovered the remains of a 4,000-year-old queen's pyramid south of Cairo, complete with texts of special prayers previously found only with kings
2005 Pope John Paul II dies; over 4 million people travel to the Vatican to mourn him on April - 02.
2007 The Solomon Islands is shaken by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake, and hit by a subsequent tsunami on April - 02.
2007 On April - 02 smoke ban in enclosed places in Wales
2012 On April - 02 oikos University, Oakland shooting kills seven people and injures 3
2013 On this day in history 9 mutilated bodies are found in an SUV in Tamaulipas, Mexico
2017 Attack on visitors to Muslim shrine by a custodian and others in Sargodha, Pakistan leaves 20 dead on this day in history.
2017 American golfer Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration in Racho Mirage because of TV viewer emailing earlier infringement on April - 02.
2018 On this day in history nCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament championship game: Villanova defeat Michigan 79â€“62 in San Antonio, Texas
2019 On April - 02 abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns as President of Algeria amid widespread protests, after nearly two decades in office.