On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2002

Historical Events

  • Opus Dei founder JosemarĂ­a Escrivá is canonized.
  • The French oil tanker Limburg is bombed off Yemen.

Famous Deaths

  • Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926)
2002 Highlights

About October 6, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra