On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2002

Historical Events

  • 134th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Sarava wins in 2:29.71

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her first French title; beats older sister Venus Williams 7-5, 6-3

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Five-time Wimbledon champion Björn Borg (46) weds real estate broker Patricia Ostfeldt (35) near Stockholm

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Teen rock star Taylor Hanson (19) weds Natalie Bryant (18) at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia
2002 Highlights

About June 8, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini