What Happened on November 17, 2002

Historical Events

  • 54th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins

Sports History

Australian Leyton Hewitt scores back-to-back season-ending Tennis Masters Cup titles with a classic 7–5, 7–5, 2–6, 2–6, 6–4 victory over Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (b. 1915)
  • Leo P. Kelley, American sci-fi author (Dead Moon, Vacation in Space), dies at 74

About November 17, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

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