On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Schumacher wins season ending Japanese F1 Grand Prix for his record 11th victory of the year & 3rd straight World Drivers Championship; title margin: 67 points from Ferrari team mate Rubens Barrichello

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • MLB American League Championship: Anaheim Angels beat Minnesota Twins, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Patrick, American actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), dies in a house fire at 84
  • Keene Curtis, American character actor (The Rothschilds, Cheers, Amanda's), dies at 79

Person of interestStephen E. Ambrose

Stephen E. Ambrose, American historian (Band of Brothers), dies of lung cancer at 66