On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 2002

Historical Events

  • The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJacob Sartorius

Jacob Sartorius, American singer (Sweatshirt) and internet personality, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Pop Singer Jacob Sartorius
Pop Singer
Jacob Sartorius

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-born physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)
2002 Highlights

About October 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

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