What Happened on June 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Vice President Dick Cheney, serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure.

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney
43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Weddings

  • Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (43) weds Shelby Roos (29) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

Famous Deaths

  • François Périer, French actor (b. 1919)
  • Ole-Johan Dahl, Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1931)
  • Rosemary Clooney, American singer and actress (b. 1928)