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March 21, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects are charged with murder for their part in the kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
  • Schoolgirl Amanda Dowler is abducted in broad daylight on her way home from Heathside School in Walton-on-Thames, England

Weddings in History

  • King Mohammed VI of Morocco (38) weds information services engineer Salma Bennani (23) in Rabat, Morocco

Deaths in History

  • Herman Talmadge, American politician (70th Governor of Georgia), dies at 88
2002 in History