The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2019. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 2002
- February 12, 2002 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Horse in Chinese astrology.
- March 19, 2002 – Zimbabwe is suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses and of electoral fraud, following a turbulent presidential election.
- April 2, 2002 – Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated; a siege ensues.
- April 26, 2002 – Robert Steinhäuser infiltrates and kills 16 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.
- May 3, 2002 – A military MiG-21 aircraft crashes into the Bank of Rajasthan in India, killing eight.
- May 6, 2002 – After a radio-interview at the Mediapark in Hilversum the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
- June 14, 2002 – Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75000 mi, about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
- June 22, 2002 – An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw strikes a region of northwestern Iran killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others and eventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow official response.
- June 29, 2002 – Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.
- November 28, 2002 – Suicide bombers blow up an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya; their colleagues fail in their attempt to bring down Arkia Israel Airlines Flight 582 with surface-to-air missiles.
Who Were Born On 2002?
- February 14, 2002 – Uggie, American acting dog (d. 2015)
- February 26, 2002 – Kendra and Maliyah Herrin, American conjoined twins
- May 4, 2002 – Anastasiya Petryk, Ukrainian singer
- June 10, 2002 – Belinda Mariano, Filipino actress
- July 22, 2002 – Prince Felix of Denmark
- July 23, 2002 – Lil' P-Nut, American rapper and actor
- July 30, 2002 – Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
- August 30, 2002 – Raffey Cassidy, English actress
- September 30, 2002 – Maddie Ziegler, American dancer and actress
- December 9, 2002 – Timothy Chan, Filipino-Chinese actor