What Happened on April 7, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 37th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win
  • 65th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Syracuse beats Kansas 81-78

Event of interestEvent of Interest

U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (b. 1903)
  • David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)