What Happened on April 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • In exhibition game A's pitcher Steve McCatty comes to bat using a 15" toy bat (under Billy Martins orders), protesting disallowing of DH
  • Several thousand Argentine troops seize the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands from Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Bianca Chatfield, Australian netballer
  • Jack Evans, American professional wrestler
  • Jeremy Bloom, American skier and football player
  • Leyla Milani, Canadian actress and model
  • Marco Amelia, Italian World Cup-winning footballer