On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 2002

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Desmond Hoyte, Guyanese politician and President of Guyana (1985-92), dies at 73
  • Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), dies at age 50
  • Kenneth Tobey, American actor (The Thing from Another World, Innerspace, Whirlybirds), dies of natural causes at 85
2002 Highlights

About December 22, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn