On This Day: April 02nd
This is 92nd day of the year and 273 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—26 Adar II 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 27th day of the 2nd month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- 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.