What Happened on April 2, 2005

Historical Events

  • Bubba Stewart becomes first African-American to win a major motor sports event when he takes out the Monster Energy AMA Supercross C'ship event in Irving, Texas
  • Newcastle United teammates Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer are sent off for fighting each other in a 3-0 home defeat to EPL rivals Aston Villa at St. James’ Park

Famous Deaths

John Paul IIJohn Paul II (1920-2005)

264th Roman Catholic Pope (1978-2005), dies of heart failure at 84

About April 2, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay