August 29, 2003 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.

Deaths in History

  • Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, Iraqi political leader (b.1939)
  • Patrick Procktor, English artist (b. 1936)