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Historical Events In 2002

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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   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   Robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983) in the year 2002.  

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   SARS outbreak in Worldwide killing 774 people on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84  

Famous Deaths In 2002

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2002 death of julia Phillips, American film producer (b. 1944)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909) died in the year 2002.  

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

Jan 12   Stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911) died in the year 2002.  

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