What Happened on April 2, 2019

Historical Events

  • 70 villages evacuated in Khuzesta province, Iran, after at least 45 killed in flooding after unprecedented rainfall

Historic Event

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (82) resigns after 20 years in office after widespread protests over running for another term

  • Canada is warming at twice the speed of the rest of the world, according to a federal report, increasing 2.3% in northern Canada
  • Lori Lightfoot elected first female African American Mayor of Chicago
  • NASA states it wants to send astronauts to Mars by 2033, and land on the Moon again in 2024
  • OKC guard Russell Westbrook becomes 2nd player in NBA history to have 20+ points, rebounds and assists in a game; records 20-20-21 in 119-103 win over LA Lakers
2019 Highlights

About April 2, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 7 Rings - Ariana Grande
  • UK #1 Song: Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi