November 12, 2003 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
  • With 501 km/h (311 mph) Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world record for commercial railway systems.

Deaths in History

  • Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986)