What Happened on March 15, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 24th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Connecticut, 74-56

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hu Jintao becomes President of the People's Republic of China

Paramount Leader of China Hu Jintao
Paramount Leader of China
Hu Jintao

Famous Deaths

  • Dame Thora Hird, British actress (Last of the Summer Wine), dies at 91
  • Paul Stojanovich, Reality TV pioneer (b. 1956)