On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1970

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

  • Deva Premal [Jolantha Fries], German singer known for setting ancient Tibetan and Sanskrit mantras into contemporary new age music, born in Nürnberg, Germany
  • Jon Lieber, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2001; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
1970 Highlights

About April 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries