2002

2002 by topic:
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Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
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Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2002 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2002
MMII
Ab urbe condita 2755
Armenian calendar 1451
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԱ
Assyrian calendar 6752
Bahá'í calendar 158–159
Balinese saka calendar 1923–1924
Bengali calendar 1409
Berber calendar 2952
British Regnal year 50 Eliz. 2 – 51 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2546
Burmese calendar 1364
Byzantine calendar 7510–7511
Chinese calendar 辛巳(Metal Snake)
4698 or 4638
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
4699 or 4639
Coptic calendar 1718–1719
Discordian calendar 3168
Ethiopian calendar 1994–1995
Hebrew calendar 5762–5763
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2058–2059
 - Shaka Samvat 1923–1924
 - Kali Yuga 5102–5103
Holocene calendar 12002
Igbo calendar 1002–1003
Iranian calendar 1380–1381
Islamic calendar 1422–1423
Japanese calendar Heisei 14
(平成14年)
Javanese calendar 1934–1935
Juche calendar 91
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4335
Minguo calendar ROC 91
民國91年
Nanakshahi calendar 534
Thai solar calendar 2545
Tibetan calendar 阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
2128 or 1747 or 975
    — to —
阳水马年
(male Water-Horse)
2129 or 1748 or 976
Unix time 1009843200 – 1041379199

2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2002nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 2nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 2nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2000s decade.

2002 was designated as:

  • International Year of Ecotourism
  • International Year of Mountains

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November

December

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September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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See also

References

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  2. ^ "Celebrations as euro hits the streets". BBC News. January 1, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "The euro becomes the sole legal tender in all euro area countries". European Central Bank. February 28, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  4. ^ Momodu, Samuel. "The Sierra Leone Civil War (1991–2002) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed". Black Past. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "Queen helps CBC TV mark 50th anniversary". CBC. October 11, 2002. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics - results & video highlights". International Olympic Committee. October 13, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  7. ^ "The Trial of Slobodan Milosevic". The New York Times. February 11, 2002. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  8. ^ Long, Tony (January 19, 2002). "Odyssey Turns Its Cameras on Mars". Wired. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "Savimbi 'died with gun in hand'". BBC News. February 25, 2002. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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  11. ^ "New satellite will monitor global warming". The Guardian. March 1, 2002. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  12. ^ Friedman, Matti (March 27, 2012). "Ten years after Passover blast, survivors return to Park Hotel". The Times of Israel. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  13. ^ Whitaker, Brian (August 2, 2002). "UN report details West Bank wreckage". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  14. ^ Guardia, Anton La (April 4, 2002). "Bloody siege of Bethlehem". The Telegraph. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  15. ^ Grace, Francie (April 16, 2002). "Search Continues At Korean Crash Site". CBS News. Archived from the original on October 31, 2014. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  16. ^ "Afronaut mourns his 'bride'". BBC News. May 28, 2002. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  17. ^ "East Timor celebrates as a nation is born". The Age. May 20, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  18. ^ "Bush, Putin sign arms deal". CNN. May 24, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
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  20. ^ "Brazil crowned world champions". BBC News. June 30, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
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  23. ^ Hancock, David (June 24, 2002). "200 Dead In Tanzania Train Wreck". CBS News. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  24. ^ "US renounces world court treaty". BBC News. May 6, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
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  26. ^ "African Union replaces dictators' club". BBC News. July 8, 2002. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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  28. ^ "With Admission of Switzerland, United Nations Family Now Numbers 190 Member States". United Nations. September 10, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  29. ^ "Ivory Coast: Turmoil in a troubled country". CBC News. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  30. ^ Alfred, Randy (September 25, 2009). "Mysterious Meteorite Dazzles Siberia". Wired. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  31. ^ "Senegal Marks Anniversary of Ferry Disaster Amid Court Cases". Voice of America. November 1, 2009. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  32. ^ "Unanimous Assembly Decision Makes 191st United Nations Member State". United Nations. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  33. ^ "Bali death toll set at 202". BBC News. February 19, 2003. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  34. ^ Steele, Nick Paton Walsh Jonathan (October 23, 2002). "Chechen gunmen storm Moscow theatre". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  35. ^ Daly, Emma (November 8, 2002). "Gibraltar Rejects Power-Sharing Between Britain and Spain". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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  37. ^ "Bush signs landmark security act". BBC News. November 25, 2002. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  38. ^ Tran, Mark; agencies (December 23, 2002). "Iraqi fighters shot down drone, says US". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  39. ^ "The shooting of Pim Fortuyn". The Guardian. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  40. ^ Raab, Selwyn (May 12, 2002). "Joe Bonanno Dies; Mafia Leader, 97, Who Built Empire". The New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  41. ^ "Actor Rod Steiger Dies". CBS News. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  42. ^ "Computer science pioneer Dijkstra dies". CNET. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  43. ^ "Abu Nidal, Palestinian Terrorist Leader, Is Reported Dead". New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  44. ^ "Ex-ruler is killed in coup attempt". The Telegraph. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  45. ^ "Prince Claus of Netherlands Dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  46. ^ "Jam Master Jay, Run-DMC DJ, Killed In Shooting". mtv.com. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  47. ^ Published: 12:03AM GMT 20 Nov 2002 (November 20, 2002). "Obituary in ''The Telegraph''". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved February 18, 2019.

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