December 18, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 2003 California recall: Then Governor of California Gray Davis announces that the state would face a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier.

Deaths in History

  • Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (b. 1934)
  • Wayne Owens, former U.S. Congressman (D-Utah) (b. 1937)