What Happened on January 16, 2002

Historical Events

Event of Interest

UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and freezes assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the members of the Taliban

Famous Deaths

  • (Carl) "Bobo" Olson, American boxer World Middleweight Champion, 1953-55), dies at 73
  • Eddie Meduza, Swedish composer (b. 1948)
  • Robert Hanbury Brown, British-Australian astronomer and physicist (b. 1916)
  • Ron Taylor, American actor (b. 1952)
2002 Highlights

About January 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: U Got It Bad - Usher
  • UK #1 Song: More Than A Woman - Aaliyah