Historical Events for September 2002
Events 1 - 10 of 10
8th - Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to the Tampa Bay
9th - Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record
10th - Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations.
11th - Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.
20th - The Kolka-Karmadon rock/ice slide started.
22nd - 54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis & Allison Janney win
23rd - The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.
25th - The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
26th - The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of Gambia killing more than 1,000.
27th - Timor-Leste (East Timor) joins the United Nations.