On This Day

Historical Events on April 2 (Part 2)

  • 2020 Spain's death toll passes 10,000 (10003), as it posts a record single-day rise of 950 deaths
  • 2020 New study shows western Antarctica once swampy with temperate forests 93-83 million years ago during Cretaceous period, according to Alfred Wegener Institute
  • 2021 New study suggests the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago created South America's tropical rainforests [1]