What Happened on February 24, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 19th Winter Olympic Games close at Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

55th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" Best Film, Peter Jackson Best Director

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
  • Canada defeats the United States 5-2 to win the men's ice hockey Olympic Gold Medal

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Lyman, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player (b. 1932)
  • Leo Ornstein, Russian-born composer and pianist (b. 1912)