On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 2002

Historical Events

Music Awards

37th Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride & Alan Jackson win

  • American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church

Appointment of Interest

Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks

  • The remains of missing Chandra Levy are found in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Curnick Muzuvukile Ndlovu, South Africian worker's union leader, and African National Congress Leader, dies at 70
2002 Highlights

About May 22, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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