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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.  

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

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

Jan 07   Avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935) died in the year 2002.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 2002 death of w.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909)  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of henri Verneuil, French playwright and film director (b. 1920)  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911)  

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