Historical Events For 2003
Friday, 23 June 2017
Jan 16 In the year 2003 president George W. Bush called the Michigan affirmative action program unconstitutional.
Jan 18 Protesters nationwide demonstrated in opposition to possible war in Iraq on this day in history.
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 in the year 2003.
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 In the year 2003 lee Boyd Malvo, 17, was indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the Washington area sniper attacks.
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 In the year 2003 snowboard pioneer Craig Kelly died in a British Columbia avalanche.
Jan 22 In the year 2003 the Senate approved the nomination of former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to be the first secretary of home security by a 94-0 vote.
Feb 14 On this day in history dolly the sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6
May 22 On this day in history ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim