On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2002

Famous Weddings

Shaquille O'Neal

Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (30) weds Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel's Crystal Garden

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Zildjian, American cymbal manufacturer (b. 1921)
  • Herb Ritts, American fashion photographer, dies at 50
2002 Highlights

About December 26, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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