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Historical Events Happened In 2002

Thursday, 05 May 2016

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

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 in the year 2002.  

Apr 20   In the year 2002 layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains  

Apr 26   Robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 2002

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Jan 01   On this day in history death of julia Phillips, American film producer (b. 1944)  

Jan 02   In the year 2002 death of armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (b. 1958)  

Jan 03   Juan García Esquivel, Mexican band leader (b. 1918) died in the year 2002.  

Jan 07   In the year 2002 death of avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935)  

Jan 08   Alexander Prochorow, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (b. 1916) died in the year 2002.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of w.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909)  

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

Jan 12   Stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911) died on this day in history.  

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