On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 2002

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

74th Academy Awards: "A Beautiful Mind", Denzel Washington and Halle Berry win; Berry is the first woman of colour to win the Best Actress award

  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Unheralded New Zealander Craig Perks chips-in twice on the final 3 holes for his only PGA Tour career win, 2 strokes ahead of Stephen Ames

Famous Deaths

  • C├ęsar Milstein, Argentine biochemist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1984), dies at 74
2002 Highlights

About March 24, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries