Historical Events In 2002
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Jan 17 In the year 2002 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains
Apr 26 In the year 2002 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 In the year 2002 ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84