March 4, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Canada bans human embryo cloning but permits government-funded scientists to use embryos left over from fertility treatment or abortions.
  • Multinational Force in Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.

Deaths in History

  • Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (b. 1913)