On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardFIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Final, International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan: Ronaldo scores twice as Brazil beats Germany, 2-0 to win record 5th title; first World Cup held in Asia

Football Star Ronaldo
Football Star
Ronaldo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Caves Valley GC: Don Pooley wins by 1 stroke in a playoff with Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

Famous Deaths

  • Chico Xavier, popular medium in BrazilĀ“s spiritism movement (b. 1910)
  • Pete Gray [Wyshner], MLB one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), dies at 87