2nd April

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2005 Popes Pope John Paul II dies at the age of 84 following heart failure, ending one of the longest pontificates in history.
1986 Explosion on aircraft kills 4 Four people are killed after they are sucked through a hole blown in the side of a TWA jet flying to Athens.
1982 Falkland Islands invaded by Argentina Argentina invades the British territory of the Falkland Islands in the south Atlantic.
1914 Alec Guinness is born Alec Guinness is born in Marylebone, London.

 

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On This Day - 2nd April