On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

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

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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

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • 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
  • Night Train Lane, American NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions), dies at 74