On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 2002

Historical Events

NBA Record

Utah's Karl Malone becomes 2nd player in NBA history to register 34,000 career points by scoring 18 in a 90-78 win over Chicago at the Delta Center; trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 points)

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Karges, German guitarist and songwriter (Nena - "99 Luftballons"), dies of liver failure at 50
  • Ingeborg "Inge" Morath, Austrian born Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller
  • Louis Salica, American flyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1932), dies at 89
2002 Highlights

About January 30, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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