Historical Events In 2002
Friday, 19 April 2019
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 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 the year 2002 in another anti-terrorist step ordered by Congress, U.S. airlines began inspecting every piece of luggage checked by passengers.
Apr 20 Layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983)
Jun 27 In the year 2002 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