October 24, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, D.C.

Deaths in History

  • Harry Hay, American activist (b. 1912)
  • Winton M. Blount, United States Postmaster General (b. 1921)