On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 2002

Historical Events

  • British Digital terrestrial television (DTT) Service Freeview begins transmitting in parts of the United Kingdom.

Famous Deaths

  • Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (b. 1965)
  • Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • William Mitchell, British physicist, dies at 77
2002 Highlights

About October 30, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio