On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2002

Historical Events

  • 32-year old reliever Robb Nen becomes 16th and youngest closer to record 300 career saves as he protects Giants 11-10 lead v Cubs

Famous Deaths

  • Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (b. 1930)
2002 Highlights

About August 6, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo