April 2nd Holidays, Horoscope and History

April 2nd Holidays

There are reasons to celebrate everyday! Many of these holidays are relatively unknown so we are trying to bring them to you! Here is a list of holidays for today!

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April 2nd Horoscope Sign is Aries

Time period: March 21 – April 19Aries Horoscope Zodiac Sign Ram Button
Ruling planet: Mars
Symbol: Ram
Zodiac quality: Cardinal
Birthstones: Topaz, Aquamarine, Jasper, Heliotrope, Diamond
Spirit Color: Red
Flower: Thistle & honeysuckle
Romantic Compatibility: Sagittarius
Traits: Independent, passionate, competitive, perfectionists, honest, energetic, sexy but can be closed minded, uncompromising and honest to a fault.

April 2nd Trivia

  • 1863 – American Civil War: The largest in a series of Southern bread riots occurs in Richmond, Virginia.
  • 1912 – The ill-fated RMS Titanic begins sea trials. RMS Titanic 4
  • 1917 – World War I: United States President Woodrow Wilson asks the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany.
  • 1939 – Marvin Gaye, American singer-songwriter was born.
  • 1941 – Dr. Demento, American radio host was born.
  • 1945 – Linda Hunt, American actress was born.
  • 1965 – Rodney King, American victim of police brutality was born.
  • 1069 – The #1 movie was, “Goodbye, Columbus.”
  • 1979 – A Soviet bio-warfare laboratory at Sverdlovsk accidentally releases airborne anthrax spores, killing 66 plus an unknown amount of livestock.
  • 1986 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Rock Me Amadeus,” by Falco.
  • 1989 – Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Havana, Cuba, to meet with Fidel Castro in an attempt to mend strained relations.Marvin Gaye (1973)
  • 1989 – The #1 movie is, “Rain Man.”
  • 1991 – Rita Johnston becomes the first female Premier of a Canadian province when she succeeds William Vander Zalm (who had resigned) as Premier of British Columbia.
  • 1994 – The #1 song on the Top 40 Mainstream Billboard was, “The Sign,” By Ace of Base.
  • 2006 – Over 60 tornadoes break out in the United States; Tennessee is hardest hit with 29 people killed.
  • 2012 – A mass shooting at Oikos University in California leaves seven people dead and three injured.
  • 2014 – A spree shooting occurs at the Fort Hood army base in Texas, with four dead, including the gunman, and 16 others injured.
  • 2018 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “God’s Plan,” by Drake.

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