On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2002

Historical Events

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Dawson, American murder victim
2002 Highlights

About October 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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