On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 2002

Historical Events

  • Kmart Corp becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Famous Deaths

  • John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 91
  • Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor, dies at 85
  • Peter Bardens, English musician (Camel), dies of cancer at 56
  • Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), dies at 77
  • Stanley Marcus, American business executive (b. 1905)
2002 Highlights

About January 22, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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