On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 2002

Famous Weddings

Julia Roberts

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American general (b. 1912)
  • Mansoor Hekmat, Iranian politician (b. 1951)
  • Winnifred Quick, American Titanic survivor (b. 1904)
2002 Highlights

About July 4, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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