On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2002

Historical Events

  • "Stop to Love" compilation album by Luther Vandross is released
  • 64th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Maryland beats Indiana, 64-52; Terrapins' first title in first title game
  • The Netherlands legalizes euthanasia, becoming the first nation in the world to do so.

Famous Deaths

  • Simo Hayha, Finnish marksman (b. 1905)
2002 Highlights

About April 1, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries