On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2002

Historical Events

  • 38-day stand-off in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem comes to an end when Palestinians inside agree to have 13 suspected militants among them deported
  • In Kaspiysk, Russia, a remote-controlled bomb explodes during a holiday parade killing 43 and injuring at least 130

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Devine, American football coach, dies at 77
  • Leon Stein, American composer, dies at 81
2002 Highlights

About May 9, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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