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Historical Events Happened In 2002

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Jan 17   The U.S. Justice Department began an international manhunt for five suspected al-Qaida members believed to be plotting a new suicide attack in the year 2002.  

Jan 17   In the year 2002 the volcano on Mount Nyiragongo, near the town of Goma in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, erupted causing at least 45 deaths and leaving an estimated 55,000 people homeless.  

Jan 18   In another anti-terrorist step ordered by Congress, U.S. airlines began inspecting every piece of luggage checked by passengers on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983)  

Jun 27   On this day in history john Entwistle, bass-player with The Who dies in his sleep of a heart attack in his Las Vegas hotel room aged 57  

Jul 05   Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84 in the year 2002.  

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Famous Deaths In 2002

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Julia Phillips, American film producer (b. 1944) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (b. 1958) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of juan García Esquivel, Mexican band leader (b. 1918)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935)  

Jan 08   In the year 2002 death of alexander Prochorow, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (b. 1916)  

Jan 10   W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909) died in the year 2002.  

Jan 11   In the year 2002 death of henri Verneuil, French playwright and film director (b. 1920)  

Jan 12   In the year 2002 death of stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911)  


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