What Happened on May 23, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Ottawa Senators, 4 games to 3
  • The Euro exceeds its initial trading value as it hits $1.18 for the first time since its introduction in 1999.

Famous Deaths

  • Csaba Szabo. Hungarian composer, dies at 67
  • Jean Yanne, French actor and director (b. 1933)