On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 2004

Historical Events

  • Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jill Whelan (38) weds Michael Chaykowsky aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer (b. 1913)
2004 Highlights

About April 2, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries