On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2002

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
2002 Highlights

About April 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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