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 [Jason Mizell], American rapper and musician (Run-DMC), fatally shot by an unknown assailant at 37
  • 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? 20 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dilemma - Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland
  • UK #1 Song: Dilemma - Nelly Ft. Kelly Rowland