What Happened on January 29, 2002

Historical Events

  • "Foolish" single released by Ashanti (Billboard Song of the Year 2002)

Sports History

The San Diego Chargers hire Marty Schottenheimer as their 13th head coach

Historic Event

US President George W. Bush in his State of the Union address describes "regimes that sponsor terror" an "Axis of Evil", which includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea


Famous Deaths

  • Dick 'Night Train' Lane, American Pro Football HOF cornerback (7 x Pro Bowl; 7 x First-team All-Pro; LA Rams, Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions), dies at 74
  • Harold Russell, Canadian actor (Best Years of Our Life, Dogtown), dies from a heart attack at 88
  • James Marjoribanks, British ambassador to the European Economic Community, dies at 90
2002 Highlights

About January 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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