What Happened on August 28, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé f/ Jay-Z">Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
  • An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (failed) (b. 1956)