Historical Events For 2003
Thursday, 19 January 2017
Jan 16 President George W. Bush called the Michigan affirmative action program unconstitutional on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history protesters nationwide demonstrated in opposition to possible war in Iraq.
Jan 19 Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the Bush administration might allow Saddam Hussein to seek safe haven in another country as a way to avoid war on this day in history.
Jan 20 Britain said it was sending 26,000 troops to the Gulf for possible deployment to Iraq but France said it would not support a United Nations resolution for military action in the year 2003.
Jan 21 Lee Boyd Malvo, 17, was indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the Washington area sniper attacks in the year 2003.
Jan 21 The U.S. Census Bureau says Hispanics have moved past African-Americans as the largest minority group in the United States in the year 2003.
Jan 22 On this day in history snowboard pioneer Craig Kelly died in a British Columbia avalanche.
Jan 22 The Senate approved the nomination of former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to be the first secretary of home security by a 94-0 vote in the year 2003.
Feb 14 Dolly the sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6 on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim