What happened this day in history April 15, 2002

What are the important events that happened on April 15, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 15, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 15, 2002 is the 105th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 260 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 2, 2002 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 16,980,480 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $2,744.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 15, 2002 Historical Events

  • 2002
    An Air China Boeing 767-200, flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog near Busan, South Korea, killing 128.

Who died on April 15, 2002?

  • 2002
    Byron “Whizzer” White, American football player and United States Supreme Court Justice (b. 1917)
  • 2002
    Damon Knight, American author (b. 1922)

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