On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2002

Historical Events

  • At the Tri-State Crematory in La Fayette, Georgia, investigators find uncremated bodies disposed of in the woods and buildings on crematorium's property. One of the worst incidents of abuse in the funeral service industry.
  • Walt Disney releases "Return to Never Land", an animated film sequel to 1953's "Peter Pan"

Famous Deaths

  • Howard K. Smith, American print and broadcast journalist, dies from pneumonia at 87

Person of interestKevin Smith

Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (Hercules - "Ares"), dies at 38 after falling from a prop tower


2002 Highlights

About February 15, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius