On This Day

January 23, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh returns to the United States in Federal Bureau of Investigation custody.
  • Reporter Daniel Pearl kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, and subsequently murdered.

Deaths in History

  • Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist and anthropologist, dies at 71
  • Robert Nozick, American philosopher (Anarchy, State, and Utopia), dies at 63
2002 in History