What Happened on July 2, 2002

Historical Events

  • Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.

Famous Deaths

  • Earle Brown, American composer (open form), dies at 75
  • Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist (Oscar Peterson; Ella Fitzgerald), dies in his sleep at 75
2002 Highlights

About July 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 7 months and 4 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: A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Vs Jxl