What Happened on October 21, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Images of the dwarf planet Eris are taken and subsequently used in its discovery by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz.

Famous Deaths

  • Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)
  • Fred Berry, American actor (b. 1951)
  • Louise Day Hicks, American politician (b. 1916)
  • Luis A. Ferré, Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1940)