What Happened on July 14, 2002

Historical Events

Assassination Attempt

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

  • 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

  • Carlos Fariñas, Cuban avant-garde composer, dies at 67
  • Joaquín Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)

About July 14, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot In Herre - Nelly
  • UK #1 Song: Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake) - Gareth Gates