What Happened on November 16, 2002

Historical Events

Historic Event

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says that he had to accept UN Resolution 1441 because the United States and Israel had shown their "claws and teeth" and declared unitlateral war on the Iraqi people

SARS Outbreak

The first case of SARS is recorded in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China, though is not identified until much later. First patient is thought to be a farmer in the city.


2002 Highlights

About November 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • UK #1 Song: Unbreakable - Westlife