On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2002

Historical Events


Sport awardHopman Cup

Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Spain wins 2nd title; Arantxa Sánchez Vicario & Tommy Robredo beat American pair Monica Seles & Jan-Michael Gambill 6-4, 6-2 for a 2-1 victory

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Tennis Player
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario

Famous Weddings

  • Former Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona (21) weds "Westlife" member Brian McFadden (21) at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathfeigh, County Meath, Republic of Ireland
2002 Highlights

About January 5, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn