On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 2002

Historical Events

  • The Igandu train disaster in Tanzania kills 281, the worst train accident in African history

Famous Deaths

  • Miles Fitzalan-Howard, British army general and peer (Duke of Norfolk), dies at 86
  • Pierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (b. 1913)
2002 Highlights

About June 24, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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