Thursday, April 1, 2021

History Of 2 April | On This Day In World

History Of 2 April | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 2 April are as follows: -

➧ 1679: Mughal emperor Aurangzeb again imposed jizya tax on the Hindus of his Sultanate. This tax was abolished by Akbar.

➧ 1720: Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath died.

➧ 1891: T.B., the famous freedom fighter of Goa. Cunha was born.

➧ 1902: First motion picture theater opened in LosAngilis.

➧ 1902: Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, the composer of Hindustani classical music, was born.

➧ 1905: Rail traffic commences between the Egyptian capital Cairo and the city of Cape Town in South Africa.

➧ 1933: Ranjit Singh, considered the father of Indian cricket, died.

➧ 1912: Sea trials of Titanic begin.

➧ 1970: Meghalaya attained the status of autonomous state in the northeast of India under the 'Assam Reorganization Act'. This state was formed by merging the two districts of Assam, combined Garo and Jaintia and Khasi Hills.

➧ 1982: Argentina invades the Falkland Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

➧ 1986: An air carrier bomb explodes in a Boeing aircraft of an American carrier. Four passengers fell out of the plane due to air pressure. The pilot landed the aircraft safely.

➧ 2005: Pope John Paul II, one of the Vatican's highest officials, passed away.

➧ 2011: India won the World Cup for the second time after defeating Sri Lanka under the captaincy of Dhoni after 28 years, repeating a stunning World Cup win in 1983. MS Dhoni became the man of the match and Yuvraj Singh the man of the tournament.

➧ 2013: The United Nations General Assembly ratifies the first arms trade treaty.

➧ 2017: American singer and songwriter Bob Dillon accepts the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature.

➧ 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the country's longest, Chenani-Nashri road tunnel on NH-44 in Jammu and Kashmir to the nation. The new name of this tunnel is Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Tunnel which is a modern tunnel of 9 km length. It connects Udhampur to Ramban in Jammu.

➧ 2019: NASA said that it wants to send astronauts to Mars by 2033 and will land human again on the moon in 2024.

➧ 2019: Lori Lightfoot was elected the first female African-American mayor of Chicago.

➧ 2020: The death toll in Spain reached more than 10,000 (10003) and recorded a record increase in one day with 950 deaths.

➧ 2020: According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of COVID-19 cases recorded so far is 1 million, with 1,002,159 cases and 51,485 deaths.

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