Sunday, June 30. 2002, 12:00:00 AM UTC
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Sunday, June 30, 2002
wins its fifth FIFA World Cup, defeating
A Russian passenger jet and a cargo plane collide over the town of
, Germany 72 are killed (see
Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937
The Final of the 2002 FIFA World Cup took place in Yokohama, Japan. Brazil defeated Germany and claimed the title for a record fifth time.
International Criminal Court
is established to prosecute individuals for
crimes against humanity
, and the
crime of aggression
. Crimes committed on or after this date may be prosecuted by the court.