On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2002

Historical Events

  • Bartenders doing tricks with fire start a major fire in a night club in Lima, Peru that kills 25 and injures 100

Famous Weddings

  • ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

Famous Deaths

  • Michalis Kritikopoulos, Greek soccer striker (28 caps; Olympiacos), dies from cardiac arrest at 56
2002 Highlights

About July 20, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer