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 US Vice-President Dick Cheney
46th US Vice-President
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)