On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2002

Famous Deaths

  • George Porter, British chemist (Nobel Prize, 1967), dies at 81
  • Lionel Hampton, American Jazz vibraphone player, pianist, drummer, and actor, dies from congestive heart failure at 94
2002 Highlights

About August 31, 2002

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

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