“Salt Lake 2002 torch cu” by Master Sgt. Anne Ward – http://www.edwards.af.mil/archive/2002/2002-archive-olympic_torch.html. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
The Winter Olympic Games are held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
A wildfire destroys almost a half million acres in Oregon’s Siskiyou National Forest; In Colorado fires destroyed nearly 100,000 acres of land making them the worst in the state’s history.
Charmayne James wins her 11th world title and the first on a horse other than Scamper.
Kelly Clarkson Wins First American Idol Contest
“I Miss My Friend” is recorded by American country music singer and cowboy Darryl Worley. It was released in March 2002, he first single and title track from his album of the same name. The song became his first number one single on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks.
TV Movie Johnson County War, stars hree brothers against an army. Justice knows no boundaries after cattle barons declared war on the small ranchers over the issue of open range. The small ranchers were liberally declared rustlers in order to justify prosecuting them with extreme prejudice.