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2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for January, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December February 27, 2002 Alicia Keys wins five Grammys. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for March, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for April, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for June, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for July, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for August, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for September, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for October, 2002. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for November, 2002. ... 2002 : January _ February _ March _ April _ May _ June _ July _ August _ September _ October _ November _ December _ → A timeline of events in the news for December, 2002. ...


A timeline of events in the news for May, 2002. This article is about the month of May. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Afghanistan timeline May 31, 2002 In an incident of friendly fire, Afghan allies during a firefight. ...


May 31, 2002

May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... Jammu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kyoto Protocol Opened for signature December 11, 1997 at Kyoto, Japan Entered into force February 16, 2005. ... It has been suggested that 2002 World Cup Tournament be merged into this article or section. ... The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France. ...

May 30, 2002

  • Miller Brewing is acquired from Philip Morris by South African Brewing for $3.6 billion in stock.
  • September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack: A wordless ceremony at the World Trade Center site marks the end of the recovery effort. In the ceremony, which started at 10:29 AM with the tolling of a firemen's bell, a stretcher with an American flag, symbolizing the victims whose remains were not recovered or yet identified was carried up the 500-foot ramp to an FDNY ambulance, which slowly left the site, as did the flatbed truck carrying the last steel beam to be removed. The ceremony included the playing of America the Beautiful by the NYPD pipe-and-drum corps, a flyover by five NYPD helicopters, and the playing of taps by a NYPD and FDNY bugler. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of rescue and recovery workers, family members of victimes, and New York politicians.

May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Miller Brewing is a large American beermaker based in Milwaukee. ... Altria Group, Inc. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... The first memorials to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks began to take shape online, as hundreds of webmasters posted their own thoughts, links to the Red Cross and other rescue agencies, photos and eyewitness accounts. ... The area surrounding the World Trade Center became the site of the greatest number of casualties and missing, and physical destruction. ... Flag ratio: 7:12; nicknames: Stars and Stripes, Old Glory The flag of the United States of America consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars... The Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY) has the responsibility of protecting the New York Citys five boroughs from fires and fire hazards, as well as preventing disasters like The Station nightclub fire in nearby Rhode Island, and the trampling deaths at an overcrowded building in Chicago. ... America the Beautiful is an American patriotic song which rivals The Star-Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States, in popularity. ... The New York City Police Department (NYPD) , the largest police department in the United States, has primary responsibility for law enforcement and investigation within the five boroughs of New York City. ...

May 28, 2002

May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... The first memorials to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks began to take shape online, as hundreds of webmasters posted their own thoughts, links to the Red Cross and other rescue agencies, photos and eyewitness accounts. ... The area surrounding the World Trade Center became the site of the greatest number of casualties and missing, and physical destruction. ...

May 26, 2002

May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Space exploration is the physical exploration of outer-Earth objects and generally anything that involves the technologies, science, and politics regarding space endeavors. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national publicly funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which was established in 1958, is the agency responsible for the public space program of the United States of America. ... Artists concept of the 2001 Mars Odyssey Spacecraft 2001 Mars Odyssey is an unmanned spacecraft orbiting the planet Mars. ... Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the solar system, named after the Roman god of war (the counterpart of the Greek Ares), on account of its blood red color as viewed in the night sky. ...

May 25, 2002

May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... China Airlines Flight 611 (CAL611, CI611) flew from Chiang Kai Shek International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan to Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, China. ... A view of the Chiang-Kai Shek International Airport Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (中正國際航空站, pinyin: Zhōngzhèng Gúojī Hángkōngzhàn) is located in Taiwan, Republic of China and is one of two airports that serve Taipei. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Capital District Xinyi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) (Chinese: 香港國際機場) on the island of Chek Lap Kok, which opened for commercial operations in 1998, is a component of Hong Kong’s economy, serving both tourism and commerce. ...

May 24, 2002

  • An article in the journal Science reports that a new naturally-occurring amino acid has been found in a certain type of archaic bacteria. This puts the total number of known amino acids used in living organisms to 22. Scientists are calling this new amino acid Pyrrolysine.

May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Science is the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. ... In chemistry, an amino acid is any molecule that contains both amino and carboxylic acid functional groups. ... Phyla/Divisions Actinobacteria Aquificae Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi Chlamydiae/Verrucomicrobia Chloroflexi Chrysiogenetes Cyanobacteria Deferribacteres Deinococcus-Thermus Dictyoglomi Fibrobacteres/Acidobacteria Firmicutes Fusobacteria Gemmatimonadetes Nitrospirae Omnibacteria Planctomycetes Proteobacteria Spirochaetes Thermodesulfobacteria Thermomicrobia Thermotogae Bacteria (singular, bacterium) are a major group of living organisms. ... This article is about the profession. ... Pyrrolysine is a naturally occurring genetically coded amino acid. ...

May 23, 2002

May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is a list of figures who died in 2005. ... This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 - May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 km (11 mi) above the epicenter. ...

May 22, 2002

May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is a list of figures who died in 2005. ... Chandra Levy Chandra Ann Levy (April 14, 1977–2001) was an intern who worked at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington, D.C., and is notable for disappearing after having an affair with U.S. Rep. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...

May 21, 2002

May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is a list of figures who died in 2005. ... Artist is a subjective term which describes a person creative in, innovative in, or adept at, their endeavors. ... Niki de Saint Phalle Niki de Saint Phalle, née Catherine Marie-Agnes Fal de Saint Phalle (October 29, 1930 - May 21, 2002) was a French sculptor, painter, and film maker. ... San Diego County in the Southwest corner of California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...

May 20, 2002

May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... The following is a list of figures who died in 2005. ... Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 – May 20, 2002) was a New York-born American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. ...

May 19, 2002

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A suicide bomber disguised as an Israeli soldier kills at least two Israelis and wounds more than 50 in Netanya.

May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew Nətanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ...

May 15, 2002

  • Politics of the Netherlands: General elections for the lower house of parliament were held.
    • The Lijst Pim Fortuyn (LPF) was the great winner, the party gained 26 of the 150 seats, a historic achievement for a new party. The CDA (Christen Democratisch Appèl) led by Jan Peter Balkenende became the greatest party (43 seats). The great losers were the coalition parties of the ruling "purple coalition" (PvdA, labour party; VVD, liberals; D'66, leftist liberals). These parties were deminished to half of their former size. Ad Melkert (PvdA) resigns as political leader of his party.

May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Netherlands are a constitutional monarchy. ... Lijst Pim Fortuyn (List Pim Fortuyn) is a political party in the Netherlands. ... The Christen-Democratisch Appèl (CDA, Christian Democratic Appeal) is a political party of the Netherlands that was established in 1980. ... Prime Minister of the Netherlands Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende   listen? (* May 7, 1956) is Prime Minister of The Netherlands since July 22, 2002. ... For the Belgian political party of the same name, see Partij van de Arbeid (Belgium). ... The Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (VVD), literally Peoples Party for Freedom and Democracy, is a free market liberal party in the Netherlands. ... Democraten 66 (D66), is a social liberal party in the Netherlands. ... Ad Melkert (1956) is a Dutch politician and an Executive Director of the World Bank. ...

May 9, 2002

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Muhammad al-Madani, governor of Bethlehem, leaves the Church of the Nativity
  • Israel calls up additional reserve forces and moves tanks into position for an expected incursion into the Gaza Strip in retaliation for the most recent suicide bombing.

May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... Bethlehem (Arabic بيت لحم Bayt Laḥm house of meat; בית לחם house of bread, Standard Hebrew Bet léḥem / Bet láḥem, Tiberian Hebrew Bêṯ léḥem / Bêṯ lāḥem) is a Palestinian city in the West Bank of Palestine. ... View of The Church of the Nativity from Manger Square The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world. ...

May 8, 2002

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A Palestinian suicide bomber badly injures himself near Megiddo, southeast of Haifa, when the explosives he was carrying go off prematurely.

May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... Megiddo is the English designation for an important ancient settlement and city site in the Jezreel Valley of northern Israel, known alternatively as Tel Megiddo (Hebrew) and Tell es-Mutesellim (Arabic). ... For the Lebanese singer, see Haifa Wehbe Haifa (Hebrew חֵיפָה Ḥefa, Ḥeyfa; Arabic حَيْفَا Ḥayfā) is the third-largest city in Israel, with a population close to 300,000. ...

May 7, 2002

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 15 and wounds 58 in a billiards and gambling club in Rishon le Zion at approximately 11 pm local time, while Ariel Sharon is meeting with President Bush in Washington D.C.

May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ...

May 6, 2002

May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is a list of figures who died in 2005. ... Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn Wilhelmus Simon Petrus Fortuijn, known as Pim Fortuyn (pronounced somewhat like for-TOWN, IPA: ), (February 19, 1948 – May 6, 2002), was a controversial politician in the Netherlands who formed his own party List Pim Fortuyn (LPF). ...

May 5, 2002

Back to Current events. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacques René Chirac (born November 29, 1932) is a French politician. ... Portrait of Jean-Marie Le Pen. ... Jean-Pierre Raffarin Jean-Pierre Raffarin   listen? (born August 3, 1948) is a French conservative politician. ... Lionel Jospin (born 12 July 1937) is a French statesman who served as Prime Minister of France from 1997-2002. ... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes of 2005 • Cindy Sheehan Crawford Protest • Downing Street memo • Edinburgh Festival • European Constitution ratification • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ...


 
 

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