On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 2002

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist & explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku), dies of a brain tumor at 87

Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer
Thor Heyerdahl
  • Wahoo McDaniel, American football player & professional wrestler, dies at 63
2002 Highlights

About April 18, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries