On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 2011

Historical Events

Sports History

Cricket World Cup, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai: India beats Sri Lanka by 6 wickets; first country to win on home soil; MS Dhoni Man of the Match, Yuvraj Singh, Player of Series

Famous Weddings

  • Former Alias star Michael Vartan (42) weds Lauren Skaar at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California
  • Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • George E Mahlberg, American astronomer (Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson, California, 1974-78), movie actor, sound engineer, and DJ (Dr. Cosmo), dies at 56
  • Larry Finch, American college basketball coach (University of Memphis 1986-97), dies at 60
2011 Highlights

About April 2, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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