"A Beautiful Mind" based on the bio by Sylvia Nasar, directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 2002)
- the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.
Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage
- Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death) (b. 1967)