What Happened on June 1, 2002

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

In a battle of former heavyweight boxing champions in Atlantic City, Evander Holyfield beats Hasim Rahman by TKO; fight stopped 1:40 into 8th round because of giant welt above Rahman's left eye

Famous Deaths

Hansie Cronje (1969-2002)

South African cricket batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), dies in a plane crash at 32

2002 Highlights

About June 1, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Foolish - Ashanti
  • UK #1 Song: Without Me - Eminem