Historical Events In 2002
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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 on this day in history.
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 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 Layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains in the year 2002.
Apr 26 On this day in history robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983)
May 01 On this day in history indian heat wave in India killing 1,030 people
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 in the year 2002.
Jul 01 On this day in history 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.