On This Day

April 2, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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