What Happened on June 12, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 36th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride & Kenny Chesney win
  • 56th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat New Jersey Nets, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Los Angeles Lakers beat New Jersey Nets 4-0 in NBA finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal, L.A.

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Blass, American fashion designer, dies at 79