On This Day

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 Wolfhard, Canadian actor & musician (Stranger Things, IT), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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? 18 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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