What Happened on July 24, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to 1.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

On 200th anniversary of his birth French author Alexandre Dumas' ('The Three Musketeers') ashes are interred in the Panthéon in Paris in a televised ceremony.

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Denham, English actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92