Historical Events In 2002
Saturday, 26 September 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 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 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 Robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 2002 sARS outbreak in Worldwide killing 774 people
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