On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2002

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman opens in cinemas


Famous Deaths

  • Alec Campbell, the last surviving ANZAC (b. 1899)
  • Big Dick Dudley, American professional wrestler (b. 1968)
2002 Highlights

About May 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus