On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake in western Iran measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale kills more than 261 people.

Famous Deaths

  • Ann Landers [Eppie Lederer], American advice columnist "Ask Ann Landers," twin sister of fellow advice columnist "Dear Abby" (Abigail Van Buren), dies of bone marrow cancer at 83
  • Darryl Kile, American baseball player (b. 1968)