On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1964

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), dies at 90
1964 Highlights

About April 2, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries