January 16, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden

Deaths in History

  • Michael Bilandic, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1923)
  • Robert Hanbury Brown, British-Australian astronomer and physicist (b. 1916)