On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 2002

Historical Events

  • Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Vice President Dick Cheney, serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure.

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney
43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Weddings

  • Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (43) weds Shelby Roos (29) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

Famous Deaths

  • François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), dies at 82
  • Ole-Johan Dahl, Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1931)
  • Rosemary Clooney, American singer (Come On-a My House) and actress (White Christmas), dies of lung cancer at 74
2002 Highlights

About June 29, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer