20 events that occurred in 2002
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2)The Open Skies mutual surveillance treaty, initially signed in 1992, officially comes into force.
3)Taiwan officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Chinese Taipei.
4)Canada defeats the United States 5-2 to win the men's ice hockey Olympic Gold Medal
5)U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
6)Canada bans human embryo cloning but permits government-funded scientists to use embryos left over from fertility treatment or abortions.
7) Passover Massacre: A suicide bomber kills 29 people in Netanya, Israel.
8)155th Grand National: Jim Culloty aboard Bindaree wins
9)Palestinian suicide bomber (female) kills 7 and injures 104 (among them 9 Arabs) at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem
10) A military MiG-21 aircraft crashes into the Bank of Rajasthan in India, killing eight.
11)Ten members of the Darwin-based Network Against Prohibition invade the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory of Australia.
12)37th Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride & Alan Jackson win
13) NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3
14)UK declared free of foot-and-mouth cattle disease
15)Photographs showing al-Qaeda and Taliban suspects shackled and masked are published by the United States military
16) 90th Men's Australian Open: Thomas Johanson beats Marat Safin (3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6)
17)52nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Spirited Away" and "Bloody Sunday" win the Golden Bear (tie)
18)Citizens of Switzerland narrowly vote in favor of their country becoming a member of the United Nations.
19)Schoolgirl Amanda Dowler is abducted in broad daylight on her way home from Heathside School in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
20)The Ghriba synagogue bombing by Al Qaeda kills 21 in Tunisia.