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 May 2
1918, 2nd May: General Motors acquired Chevrolet Motor Company.
1921, 2nd May: Vinayak Savarkar’s brothers Babarao and Tatyarao were sent to India from the Andaman.
1950, 2nd May: France handed over its colony Chandranagar near Kolkata to the Government of India.
1986, 2nd May: 30-year-old Ann Bancroft of America became the first woman to reach the North Pole.
2004, 2nd May: S Rajendrababu became the 34th Chief Justice of India.
2011, 2nd May: US Special Forces Navy Seals-6 assassinated Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
2012, 2nd May: Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream sold’ for 120 million at auction. This became a new world record.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on May 2
1920: Vasantrao Deshpande, a Hindustani classical vocalist.
1921: Satyajit Ray, an Indian film director, writer, illustrator, and music composer.
1969: Brian Lara, a Trinidadian former international cricketer.
1972: Ahti Heinla, an Estonian computer programmer and businessman. He is one of the developers of Skype.
1972: Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, and retired professional wrestler.
1975: David Beckham, an English former professional footballer, the current president & co-owner of Inter Miami CF and co-owner of Salford City.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on May 2
1519: Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian polymath and the greatest painter of all time.
1985: Banarsidas Chaturvedi, an Indian Hindi-language writer, and journalist.
1999: Pt. Sudhakarbuva Digrajkar, a classical singer of the Jaipur-Atrauli family.
2011: Osama bin Laden, a founder of the pan-Islamic militant organization al-Qaeda.