On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Military coup in Brazil by Gen Castello Branco, President Goulart ousted
  • USSR launches Zond 1 to Venus; no data returned

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Incaviglia, Major League Baseball left fielder, born in Monterey, California

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), dies at 90