The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out live sport all around the globe, but history will never be erased.
While you contemplate streaming yet another Netflix drama or re-watching the Cricket World Cup semi-final from 2011, here are some stories that were making news in years past on April 2.
Cronulla Sharks and Penrith Panthers play their first-ever matches in the New South Wales Rugby Football League. The Sharks have a winning debut with an 11-5 defeat of the Roosters, while the Panthers go down 15-12 to Canterbury, who were known as the 'Berries', before changing their name to the Bulldogs in the late 70s.
Jockey Tommy Stack wins his third Grand National horse race, while Charlotte Brew becomes the first female to ride in the 131st edition of the event.
The NCAA Rules Committee adopts a 45-second shot clock for men's basketball to begin in the 1986 season in an effort to eliminate stalling.
These days, college basketball operates a 30-second shot clock, still longer than the 24 seconds for professional and international competition.
Sri Lankan cricket batsman Sanath Jayasuriya scores the fastest century in cricket, with a 48-ball ton against Pakistan.
The record now stands at 31 balls, set by South African AB De Villiers in 2015.
Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minnesota Timberwolves 105-103 to end their NBA single-season record 23-game losing streak.
The Italian men's football team head off the All Blacks to win the Laureus World Team of the Year award.
The Argentinian Jaguares play their first-ever Super Rugby match in New Zealand, defeated 24-16 defeated by the Blues.
Future All Black George Bridge scores his first Super Rugby try for the Crusaders in a 41-22 win over the Waratahs in Sydney.
OKC Thunder guard Russell Westbrook becomes the second player in NBA history to have 20 points, rebounds and assists in a game, recording 20-20-21 in a 119-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
1946 - Former New Zealand cricketer Richard Collinge
1980 - Former NZ Warrior and Kiwis international Wairangi Koopu
1981 - Former Australian cricketer captain Michael Clarke
Newshub's top story 12 months ago
Newshub predicts half the field will not make the startline for the America's Cup challenger series off Auckland in March 2021.
Three late entries from Malta, DutchSail and California's Stars & Stripes were all struggling to raise financial backing to continue their campaigns.
Twelve months later, Malta and DutchSail have indeed withdrawn, while question marks still hang over Stars & Stripes.