On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The United States is re-elected to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, one year after losing the seat it had held for 50 years

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Akin, American industrialist and race car driver (b. 1936)
  • Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist, dies at 100
  • Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), dies at 88