On This Day🌄 April2

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World Autism Awareness Day

Passion Sunday (Anglicanism, 2017)

Onbashira begins in Nagano, Japan

1755 – A naval fleet (pictured) led by Commodore William James of the East India Company captured the fortress Suvarnadurg from the Marathas.

1885 – North-West Rebellion: Led by Wandering Spirit, young Cree warriors attacked the village of Frog Lake, North-West Territories (now in Alberta), where they killed nine settlers.

1911 – The Australian Bureau of Statistics conducted the country's first national census.

1992 – Bosnian War (Yugoslav Wars): At least 42 civilians were killed in the town of Bijeljina.

2015 – Gunmen attacked Garissa University College in Kenya, killing at least 148 people and wounding 79 others.