February 1, 2003 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.

Deaths in History

  • David Brown - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1956)
  • Ilan Ramon - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1954)
  • Kalpana Chawla - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1961)
  • Laurel Clark - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1961)
  • Michael P. Anderson - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1959)
  • Rick D. Husband - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1957)
  • Willie McCool - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1961)