On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 2002

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

  • Carlos Fariñas, Cuban avant-garde composer, dies at 67
  • Joaquín Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)
2002 Highlights

About July 14, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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