December 17, 2003 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • SpaceShipOne flight 11P, piloted by Brian Binnie, makes its first supersonic flight.
  • The Soham murder trial ends at the Old Bailey in London, with Ian Huntley found guilty of two counts of murder. His girlfriend Maxine Carr is found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

Deaths in History

  • Brian Lee, father of Wikipedia user, James Lee (b. 1948)