On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2002

Famous Deaths

  • George Porter, British chemist (Nobel 1967), dies at 81
  • Lionel Hampton, American Jazz vibraphone player and actor, dies at 94
2002 Highlights

About August 31, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo