On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2002

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

SF Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hits his 600th career home run

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Samson, British guitarist (Samson), dies at 49
  • Peter Neville, anarchist, sociologist, and peace activist
2002 Highlights

About August 9, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo