2002

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This article is about the year 2002. For other uses, see 2002 (disambiguation).
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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
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
Unix time 1009843200 – 1041379199

2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) 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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Main article: Deaths in 2002

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  2. ^ "Celebrations as euro hits the streets". BBC News. 2002-01-01. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  3. ^ "The euro becomes the sole legal tender in all euro area countries". European Central Bank. 2002-02-28. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  4. ^ "Weapons ship mystery deepens". BBC News. 2002-01-10. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  5. ^ Momodu, Samuel. "The Sierra Leone Civil War (1991–2002) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed". Black Past. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  6. ^ "Queen helps CBC TV mark 50th anniversary". CBC. 2002-10-11. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  7. ^ "Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics - results & video highlights". International Olympic Committee. 2016-10-13. Retrieved 2016-12-10. 
  8. ^ "The Trial of Slobodan Milosevic". The New York Times. 2002-02-11. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  9. ^ Long, Tony (2002-01-19). "Odyssey Turns Its Cameras on Mars". Wired. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  10. ^ "Savimbi 'died with gun in hand'". BBC News. 2002-02-25. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  11. ^ Butcher, Tim (2002-04-05). "Unita signs peace treaty with Angolan army to end 27-year civil war". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  12. ^ "New satellite will monitor global warming". The Guardian. 2002-03-01. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  13. ^ Friedman, Matti (2012-03-27). "Ten years after Passover blast, survivors return to Park Hotel". The Times of Israel. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  14. ^ Whitaker, Brian (2002-08-02). "UN report details West Bank wreckage". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  15. ^ Guardia, Anton La (2002-04-04). "Bloody siege of Bethlehem". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  16. ^ Grace, Francie (April 16, 2002). "Search Continues At Korean Crash Site". CBS News. Archived from the original on 2014-10-31. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  17. ^ "Afronaut mourns his 'bride'". BBC News. 2002-05-28. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  18. ^ "Deadly blast hits Russian parade". BBC News. 2002-05-09. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  19. ^ "East Timor celebrates as a nation is born". The Age. 2002-05-20. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  20. ^ "Bush, Putin sign arms deal". CNN. 2002-05-24. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  21. ^ Murray, Scott (2002-05-31). "The opening ceremony: as it happened". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  22. ^ "Brazil crowned world champions". BBC News. 2002-06-30. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
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  25. ^ Hancock, David (2002-06-24). "200 Dead In Tanzania Train Wreck". CBS News. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  26. ^ "US renounces world court treaty". BBC News. 2002-05-06. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  27. ^ "Information regarding the air accident at Überlingen on 1 July 2002". 2009-11-10. Archived from the original on 2009-11-10. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  28. ^ "African Union replaces dictators' club". BBC News. 2002-07-08. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  29. ^ Shah, Anup (2002-09-07). "World Summit on Sustainable Development". Global Issues. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  30. ^ "With Admission of Switzerland, United Nations Family Now Numbers 190 Member States". United Nations. 2002-09-10. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  31. ^ "Ivory Coast: Turmoil in a troubled country". CBC News. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
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  33. ^ "Senegal Marks Anniversary of Ferry Disaster Amid Court Cases". Voice of America. 2009-11-01. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  34. ^ "Unanimous Assembly Decision Makes 191st United Nations Member State". United Nations. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  35. ^ "Bali death toll set at 202". BBC News. 2003-02-19. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
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  40. ^ "Bush signs landmark security act". BBC News. 2002-11-25. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
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  42. ^ Wines, Michael (2002-12-28). "Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 46 At Chechen Government Offices". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 

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