On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 2002

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Prochorow, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (b. 1916)
  • Dave Thomas, American businessman who founded Wendy's Restaurants, dies at 69
2002 Highlights

About January 8, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn