What Happened on December 23, 2002

Historical Events

  • A MQ-1 Predator is shot down by an Iraqi MiG-25, making it the first time in history that an aircraft and a modern unmanned drone had engaged in combat

Famous Birthdays

Finn WolfhardFinn Wolfhard (20 years old)

Canadian actor (Stranger Things; It), and rock singer (Calpernia; The Aubreys), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Born in 2002

Famous Deaths

  • Tatamkhulu Afrika, South African poet & writer, dies at 82
2002 Highlights

About December 23, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • UK #1 Song: Sound Of The Underground - Girls Aloud