On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 2002

Historical Events

  • An Iran Air Tupolev Tu-154 crashes prior to landing in Khorramabad, Iran, killing 119

United <b>Nations</b>United Nations

The trial of former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. He eventually dies four years later before its conclusion.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • US Secretary of Energy makes the decision that Yucca Mountain is suitable to be the United States' nuclear waste repository
2002 Highlights

About February 12, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius