On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 2002

Historical Events

  • Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated. A siege ensues.

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Slesar, American writer and playwright (The Edge of Night), dies at 74
  • Jack Kruschen, Canadian character actor (The Apartment, Busting Loose), dies at 80
2002 Highlights

About April 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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