What Happened on July 7, 2002

Historical Events

  • A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, supposed European Al Qaeda leader

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Prairie Dunes CC: Juli Inkster wins her second US title, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Annika Sörenstam; Inkster's 7th and final major victory

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia wins his only Wimbledon singles title beating David Nalbandian of Argentina 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
2002 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bison Dele, American basketball player (b. 1969)
  • Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian business tycoon (b. 1933)

About July 7, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 10 months and 29 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