On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 2002

Famous Birthdays

  • (Nils) Einár [Grönberg], Swedish rapper ("Första klass"; "Katten i trakten"), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • David Todd Wilkinson, American astronomer, author of the first study of the Cosmic microwave background radiation (b. 1935)
  • John "Jackie" Kelk, American actor and stand-up comedian (The Aldrich Family, The Adventures of Superman), dies of a lung infection at 79
2002 Highlights

About September 5, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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