Historical Events In 2003
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history lee Boyd Malvo, 17, was indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the Washington area sniper attacks.
Jan 21 On this day in history the U.S. Census Bureau says Hispanics have moved past African-Americans as the largest minority group in the United States.
Jan 22 In the year 2003 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 on this day in history.
Feb 14 Dolly the sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6 in the year 2003.
May 22 Ousmane Zongo, BurkinabĂ© shooting victim in the year 2003.
Jul 01 European heat wave in France, Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Luxemburg, Ireland killing 70,000 people in the year 2003.
Jul 01 On this day in history plague in Algeria