Historical Events for November 2002
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4th - Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress
6th - 12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.
7th - Iran bans advertising of United States products.
8th - Iraq disarmament crisis: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq, forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face "serious consequences".
13th - The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.
13th - Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.
13th - Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of 8 Mile, 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song
14th - Argentina defaults on an $805 million World Bank payment.
14th - The United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks.
15th - Hu Jintao becomes general secretary of the Communist Party of China.
18th - Iraq disarmament crisis: United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix arrive in Iraq.
21st - NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
22nd - In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.