On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2002

Historical Events


WrestleMania XVIII, Skydome, Toronto, ON (68,237): Triple H beats Chris Jericho for the undisputed WWF Heavyweight title

Famous Deaths

  • Luise Rinser, German writer (Prison Journal), dies at 90
  • Pat Weaver, American broadcast executive (b. 1908)
  • Paul Runyan, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1934, 38; Ryder Cup 1933, 35), dies at 93
  • Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), dies from diabetes at 90
2002 Highlights

About March 17, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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