What Happened on February 2, 2002

Historical Events

  • 52nd NHL All-Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: World beats North America, 8-5; MVP: Éric Dazé, Chicago Blackhawks, RW

Music Premiere

Philip Glass' Symphony No. 6 (Plutonian Ode), for soprano and orchestra, based on the poem by Allen Ginsberg, premieres with the American Composers Orchestra conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, at Carnegie Hall, NYC

Famous Weddings


Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (34) weds Argentinean born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti (30) at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Brown, American writer (b. 1937)
  • Paul Baloff, American singer (Exodus) (b. 1960)

About February 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

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