April 2nd

By Nisha01
  • Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.

  • "Hamlet" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances

  • 14th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: U of Ct Huskies beats TN 70-64

  • 19th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Corel State Spectrum

  • Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.

  • James Stewart Jr. becomes first African American to win a major motor sports event.

  • Over 60 tornadoes break out, hardest hit is Tennessee with 29 people killed.

  • Oikos University, Oakland shooting kills seven people and injures 3

  • 13 Children are killed in a fire in mosque in Yangon, Burma

  • 13 people are killed in a quarry accident, in Arusha, Tanzan