What Happened on December 1, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Davis Cup Tennis, Paris: Mikhail Youzhny beats Paul-Henri Mathieu 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to give Russia 3-2 win over France; only time in event history that a 2-set deficit turned around in a live 5th rubber of a Final

Famous Deaths

  • Dave McNally, American baseball player, dies at 60