02 April – This Day in History

This Day in History on 02 April

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 02nd April. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

  • Odisha Day (Odisha, India)

Important Events:

  • 1755: Commodore William James captures the Maratha fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
  • 2011 – India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup, defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final in the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1891: Tristão de Bragança Cunha, Indian nationalist and anti-colonial activist from Goa (d. 1958)
  • 1898: Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Indian poet, actor and politician (d. 1990)
  • 1942: Roshan Seth, Indian-English actor
  • 1969: Ajay Devgan, Indian actor, director, and producer
  • 1972: Remo D’Souza, Indian choreographer and dancer
  • 1981: Kapil Sharma, Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter and actor

Death / Death Anniversary:

  • 1933: Ranjitsinhji, Indian cricketer (b. 1872)

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