What Happened on May 5, 2002

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Jacques Chirac wins the French Presidential election for a second term defeating Jean-Marie Le Pen leader of the far-right National Front

Famous Deaths

  • George Sidney, American film director (b. 1916)
  • Hugo Banzer, Bolivian dictator (b. 1926)
  • Paul Klipsch, American engineer, noted for his loudspeaker designs, dies at 98
2002 Highlights

About May 5, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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

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