On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 2002

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Lennox Lewis retains boxing's WBC world Heavyweight crown with an eight round knockout over Mike Tyson

Famous Weddings

  • "Tuck Everlasting" actor Jonathan Jackson (20) weds "General Hospital" actress Lisa Vultaggio (29)

Famous Deaths

  • Matt Dennis, American pop singer, pianist, composer, and arranger ("Everything Happens To Me"; "Angel Eyes"), dies at 88
2002 Highlights

About June 21, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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