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Historical Events In 2002

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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   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 in the year 2002.  

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

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)  

May 01   Indian heat wave in India killing 1,030 people in the year 2002.  

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

Jul 01   In the year 2002 sARS outbreak in Worldwide killing 774 people  

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 GarcĂ­a Esquivel, Mexican band leader (b. 1918)  

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

Jan 08   Alexander Prochorow, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (b. 1916) died on this day in history.  

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

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