On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 2002

Historical Events

  • James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to 1

Film & TV History

On 200th anniversary of his birth French author Alexandre Dumas' ('The Three Musketeers') ashes are interred in the Panthéon in Paris in a televised ceremony

Famous Deaths

  • Gus Tinsley, American College Football Hall of Fame end and coach (All-American 1935, 36; coach LSU 1948-55; NFL: Chicago Cardinals), dies at 87
  • Maurice Denham, British actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92
2002 Highlights

About July 24, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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