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A timeline of events in the news for June, 2002.

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June 27, 2002

June 26, 2002

June 22, 2002

June 20, 2002

June 17, 2002

  • A federal forester ignited the massive wildfire that has charred more than 100,000 acres near Denver as she attempted to burn a letter from her estranged husband. Forestry technician Terry Barton, 38, acknowledged that she started the so-called Hayman fire while patrolling the Pike National Forest to enforce the campfire ban. Barton had earlier reported "discovering" a wildfire. See Hayman fire.
  • The Watergate scandal, which led to the resignation of of American President Richard Nixon, started 30 years ago today

June 15, 2002

June 14, 2002

  • A new terrorist organisation, Al Qanoon, claimed responsibility for an earlier suicide bomb attack aimed at the US consulate in Karachi in Pakistan. 11 people were killed in the bomb attack, and approximately 45 injured. The US has subsequently closed all diplomatic missions in Pakistan.
See also June 14 terrorist attack outside US Consulate in Karachi

June 11, 2002

June 10, 2002

June 8, 2002

June 6, 2002

  • Singer and Grammy Award winner Robert Kelly (aka R. Kelly) was arrested and charged with having sex with an underaged girl.

June 5, 2002

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