On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2002

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Bourne Identity" directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon premieres in Los Angeles, California

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. Resulting explosion estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.

Famous Weddings

  • Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary

Famous Deaths

  • Robbin Crosby, American heavy metal rock guitarist and vocalist (Ratt-Round & Round), dies at 42
2002 Highlights

About June 6, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini