On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 2002

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of "8 Mile", 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441
  • The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Raducanu, British tennis player (US Open 2021), born in Toronto, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Michael “Mike” Stewart, American music producer, co-founder and guitarist for We Five (Let's Get Together), commits suicide at 57
  • Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese politician and writer (b. 1925)
2002 Highlights

About November 13, 2002

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

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