On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 2002

Historical Events

  • 7th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: A Beautiful Mind wins Best Film

Famous Deaths

  • George Jinda, Hungarian-American smooth jazz and world music percussionist (Special EFX), dies from multiple medical condition complications at 41
  • Henri Verneuil, French-Armenian playwright and film director (Mélodie en sous-sol), dies at 81
  • Struan Sutherland, Australian medical researcher (b. 1936)
  • [Charles Eugene] Gene Dinwiddie, American blues saxophonist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), dies at 65
2002 Highlights

About January 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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