On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday

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