- September 2002
Timeline of the War in Afghanistan (September 2002) September 1, 2002
Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The Arab Leaguedisavowed the final statement made by the Zayed Center for Coordination and Follow-up, claiming that they adhere to a policy of supporting Israel's right to exist within pre-1967 borders, and restating that the conflict in the Middle Eastis between Palestiniansand Israelis, not all Jews. September 3, 2002
Stock market downturn of 2002: The Nikkei stock average falls 3.2 % to 9,217.04, an 18-year low.
2002 US Open: Lindsay Davenportdefeated Yelena Bovinato advance to the semi-finals against the winner of Serena Williamsvs. Daniela Hantuchová; Monica Selesdefeated Martina Hingisto advance to the quarter-finals against Venus Williams. September 4, 2002
Argentinadefeated the United States, 87-80, at the World BasketballChampionships in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was the first loss ever in international play for a United States team containing National Basketball Associationplayers.
Oakland Athletics baseballteam won their 20th consecutive game, an American Leaguerecord.]
Laura Diazjoined rival KCBS-TVafter leaving KABC-TV, where she worked for 18 years.
Glenn Tiltonjoined United Airlinesas President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. September 5, 2002
assassinationattempt was made on President Hamid Karzaiof Afghanistanin Kandahar. A gunman wearing the uniform of the new Afghan Army opened fire, wounding the Governor of Kandahar and an American Special Operationsofficer. The gunman and one of the President's bodyguards were killed. September 6, 2002
September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack/Memorials and Services: The US Congress convenes for a one-day joint session in Federal Hallin New York City, the original capital of the United States. September 7, 2002
2002 US Open: Serena Williamsdefeats Venus Williams. September 8, 2002
2002 US Open: Pete Samprasdefeats Andre Agassiin four sets to win his record 14th major. September 9, 2002
Martin Strelis swimming to his final destination of the Gulf of Mexico. September 10, 2002
Switzerlandbecomes a full member of the UN.
* Large deposits of
methane hydrateare found off the west coast of Vancouver Island. September 11, 2002
* The first anniversary of the
September 11, 2001 attacksis marked by many services and memorials.
Ramzi Binalshibh, a key al Qaedamember who supposedly helped to plan the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attackwas captured in Pakistan
Skeletonof a baby girl is found encased in a concrete block in a lock-up in Barepotnear Workington. September 12, 2002
* U.S. plan to invade Iraq: In a speech before the
U.N. General Assembly, George W. Bushasserts that Iraq has defied various U.N. resolutions and is "a threat to the authority of the United Nations and a threat to peace". He says that the US will work with the Security Council to draft the necessary resolutions for military action. September 14, 2002
Tim Montgomeryof the United Statesbroke the world record in the 100 meter dash at the IAAFGrand Prix Final, running 9.78 seconds to beat the former record of 9.79 set by Maurice Greene of the United Statesin 1999.
* In both San Francisco and
Los Angeles, California, hundreds of anti-war protesters marched and spoke out against the U.S. plan to invade Iraq. September 16, 2002
* U.S. plan to invade Iraq:
Colin Powellmeets with the U.N. Security Councilto push for stronger resolutions against Iraq. In a surprise reversal, Iraq tells the UNit will allow weapons inspectors "immediately and without condition."
Cryptography: A worrying theoretical cryptanalyticattack on the Advanced Encryption Standard(AES) has been announced in a paper by Nicolas Courtoisand Josef Pieprzykentitled "Cryptanalysis of Block Ciphers with Overdefined Systems of Equations". This appears to show a surprising potential theoretical weakness in the AES algorithm. September 18, 2002
* After three days of negotiations in
Sattahip, Thailand, the Tamil Tigers agreed to drop their demand for independence from Sri Lanka, and accepted autonomy in the north and northwest of the country.
* Archaeologists use a remote-controlled robot to access a hitherto sealed chamber within the
Great Pyramid of Giza: the robot drilled a hole in a long-sealed door and poked a fiber-optic camera through. Unfortunately, all that was revealed was another closed door.
Nazi collaborator Maurice Paponis released from jail due to health reasons.
bodyof abducted British schoolgirl Amanda Dowleris found in remote woodlandin Yateleynear Hampshire
Recent celebrity deaths: Athlete Bob Hayesdies. September 19, 2002
* An attempted coup by disaffected former soldiers of
Côte d'Ivoirewas put down, with the death of the alleged coup leader, General Robert Guéï, a former military dictator of the country. Guéï was killed when his car refused to stop at a roadblock in downtown Abidjan. Rebels continue in control of the cities of Bouakéand Korhogo.
Israeli-Palestinian conflict: After a suicide bomberkills 5 and wounds more than 60 on a bus next to Tel Aviv's Great Synagogue, Israeli troops, tanks, and bulldozers destroy buildings in Yasser Arafat's Ramallahheadquarters.
* U.S. plan to invade Iraq: The Bush administration pressures US Congress to pass a resolution giving Bush authority to use "all means he determines to be appropriate, including force" to oust
Saddam Husseinand disarm Iraq.
Extreme weather, recent celebrity deaths: About one-third of the Maili glacierbreaks off from the Caucasus Mountainsand buries Karmadon, Russiaunder up to 500 feet of ice and debris, killing 125, including the young Russian movie star Sergei Bodrov Jr. September 20, 2002 September 21, 2002
recent celebrity deaths: Science fictionauthor Robert L. Forwarddies. September 22, 2002
* A new
Bundestag(German parliament) is chosen. In a very tight election, Gerhard Schröderdefeats Edmund Stoiberto remain Chancellor. The German Green Partydoes very well. The coalitation between the SPD and the German Green Partycontinue with Joschka Fischeras vice chancellor.
Politics of Germany, Bundestag, List of political parties in Germany(SPD, CDU/CSU, Greens, FDP, PDS)
Guido Westerwelle(Chancellor-Candidate of the FDP)
Hurricane Isidorestrikes the Yucatan Peinsula as a Category Three hurricane. September 23, 2002
Belgiumis the second European country (after the Netherlands) to legalise euthanasia.
Stock market downturn of 2002: Global indices sink heavily today, with the Nasdaqfalling 3 % to a 6-year low of 1,184.94. The yield of the U.S. Treasury's 10-year bond sank to a 40-year low of 3.70 %, with the 2-year bond yield falling to a record low of 1.89 %. Meanwhile, concern of the U.S. plan to invade Iraq pushed oil prices to over $30 a barrel, not seen since February 2001.
Spratly Islands: The Governor of the Philippine state of Palawanhas sent Philippine soldiers to take possession of the uninhabited oil-rich Spratly Islands, which are claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, the People's Republic of China, Malaysia, the Republic of China( Taiwan), and Vietnam. September 24, 2002
Technology: Motorolahas announced a single-chip satellite navigationreceiver, opening the possibility of the addition of location-specific functions to low cost ubiquitous computingdevices. The chip combines RF processing, analog signal processing, digital signal processingand a CPU on a single chip.
Côte d'Ivoire: Côte d'Ivoire rebel soldiers, still attempting to overthrow the government, have invested a compound containing over 100 American citizens and other foreigners. 200 United States Marines have entered the country to rescue the foreigners. September 25, 2002
India: The federal government has moved thousands of troops into the state of Gujaratafter 32 people were killed in an attack on a Hindutemple. According to the government, the move is aimed at preventing further communal violencein the aftermath of the attack. September 27, 2002
* Several thousand people marched in
Denver, Coloradoto protest the U.S. plan to invade Iraq when President Bush visited the city.
Sports: The best golfers in Europeand the United Statesbegin competition for the 2002 Ryder Cupat The Belfryin England.
* The annual
G7meeting begins the weekend of the 2002 IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, D.C.. 649 protesters from the alternative globalization movementare arrested.
East Timorbecomes the 191st member of the United Nations. September 28, 2002
* Hundreds of thousands of people marched in
Londonto protest the U.S. plan to invade Iraq. About a hundred thousand also protested in Rome, Italy. September 30, 2002
Robert Torricelli(D-NJ) withdraws from his campaign for reelection following ethics scandals.
NOAAand NASAresearchers announce the ozone holeover Antarcticahas grown markedly smaller since last year and has broken into two, due to warmer temperatures.
Accounting scandals: New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzerhas filed civil fraud lawsuits against ex- WorldComCEO Bernie Ebbers, Qwest Communicationsexecutives Philip Anschutzand Joseph Nacchio, Metromedia Fiber Networkschairman Stephen Garofalo, and ex- McLeod USACEO Clark McLeod.
Stock market downturn of 2002: Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumifired financial regulator Hakuo Yanagisawain favor of economy minister Heizo Takenaka.
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