On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

MurderAssassination Attempt

French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Australian Stewart Ginn wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from American trio Hubert Green, Mike McCullough & Jim Thorpe

Famous Deaths

  • JoaquĆ­n Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)