On This Day: April 02nd
This is 93rd day of the year and 273 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—8 Nisan 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 10th day of the 3rd month of 4718 (Geng Zi)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany.
[O.Fr.,=Charles the great], 742?–814, emperor of the West (800–814), Carolingian king of the Franks (768–814).
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdisculptor of Statue of Liberty
Hans Christian Andersenwriter
Georgie Anne Geyerforeign correspondent
Marvin Gayesinger, songwriter
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.