On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2002

Historical Events

Music History

"American Idol" created by Simon Fuller with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson premieres on Fox

  • Antonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland; divorce in 2008

2002 Highlights

About June 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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