Today in History - April 2

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Friday, Apr 2 2010 by

2002 – Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated. A siege ensues.

Church of the Nativity (Google Maps)
Church of the Nativity

1975 – Construction of the CN Tower is completed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It reaches 553.33 metres (1,815.4 ft) in height, becoming the world’s tallest free-standing structure.

CN Tower (StreetView)
CN Tower