On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 2002

Historical Events

  • Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Famous Deaths

  • Bea Barrett, American golfer (Western Open 1938), dies at 85
  • Miguel Querol Gavalda, Spanish musicologist and composer, dies at 90
2002 Highlights

About August 26, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo