On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2002

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal County Down: Noboru Sugai of Japan wins by 2 shots from John irwin of Canada
  • Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.

Famous Deaths


  • Glenn Loren Glasow, American composer, dies at 78
2002 Highlights

About July 28, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo