Check out below about Today in History India 2 April in Indian history or April 2 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 2 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on April 2
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1851, 2nd April: Rama IV crowned King of Thailand.
1894, 2nd April: Coronation of Chhatrapati Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj.
1902, 2nd April: “Electric Theatre” the first full-time movie theatre in the United States, opens in Los Angeles.
1912, 2nd April: The ill-fated RMS Titanic began sea Trials.
1984, 2nd April: Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian astronaut, flew from the Soyuz T-11.
1989, 2nd April: Establishment of the ASUS Corporation.
2011, 2nd April: India won the Cricket World Cup after 28 years.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 2
1805: H.C. Andersen, a Danish author. He is famous for his fairy tales.
1881: V. V. S. Aiyar, an Indian revolutionary.
1891: Tristao de Braganza Cunha, a prominent Indian nationalist and anti-colonial activist from Goa.
1898: Harindranath Chattopadhyay, an Indian English poet, dramatist, actor, and musician.
1902: Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, an Indian Hindustani classical vocalist, from the Patiala Gharana.
1907: Gajanan Jagirdar, a veteran Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor.
1969: Ajay Devgan, an Indian film actor, director, and producer.
1974: Remo D’Souza, an Indian dancer, choreographer, actor, and film director.
1981: Kapil Sharma, an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor, and producer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 2
1872: Samuel Morse, an American inventor, and painter.
1933: Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja, the ruler of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar, and a noted Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team.
2019: Mahendran, an Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor.