On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 men begin ascent of south face of Annapurna I, highest final stage in a wall climb in world
  • Meghalaya becomes autonomous state within India's Assam state

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Reynolds, American football player, NFL guard and tackle (NY Giants), born in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  • Jon Lieber, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Marcus Christensen, figure skater (1995 Canadian-2nd), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York