On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 2002

Historical Events

  • Africa Women's Peace Train leaves Kampala for Johannesburg

Famous Deaths

  • Abu Nidal, Palestinian political leader (b. 1937)
  • Jeff Corey [Arthur Zwerling], American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), dies at 88
  • John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
2002 Highlights

About August 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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