April 02 in history: US dollar introduced, Falkland Islands captured, and more

India wins its second cricket world cup, USSR launches Zond 1 towards Venus, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1792

The US dollar is introduced

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1964

USSR launches Zond 1 towards Venus

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1982

Argentina occupies the Falkland Islands

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2002

Israeli forces besiege the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

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2011

India wins its second cricket world cup

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