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.
6th - 36th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson & Martina McBride wins
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.
UA Flight 175 flies toward the south tower of the World Trade Center while the north tower burns
Novelist J. K. Rowling 14th - Film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is released, based on the 2nd book by J. K. Rowling
15th - Hu Jintao becomes general secretary of the Communist Party of China.
16th - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says that he had to accept UN Resolution 1441 because the United States and Israel had shown their "claws and teeth" and declared unitlateral war on the Iraqi people
18th - Iraq disarmament crisis: United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix arrive in Iraq.
20th - "Die Another Day", 20th James Bond film released, directed by Lee Tamahori, starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry
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.
Actor Pierce Brosnan 24th - 90th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16