What Happened on July 28, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong
  • Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 92

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin