What Happened on October 2, 2002

Historical Events

  • The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks

Famous Birthdays

Jacob SartoriusJacob Sartorius (20 years old)

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

Born in 2002

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? 20 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson
  • UK #1 Song: The Long And Winding Road/Suspicious Minds - Will Young & Gareth Gates/Gareth Gates