Today in History: April 2

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Today in History: April 2

April 2, 2014 Updated Apr 2, 2014 at 10:30 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Pope John Paul II Dies at 84; President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war on Germany; Juan Ponce de Leon lands in Florida; Falkland Islands seized from Britain; Hans Christian Andersen born.