What Happened on May 1, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California.

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Deaths

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