On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 2003

Historical Events

  • Treaty of Accession is signed in Athens admitting 10 new member states to the European Union

Sports History

Washington Wizards' Michael Jordan plays his final NBA game, in Philadelphia, where he receives a 3 minute standing ovation.

Famous Deaths

  • Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Charlie"; Misery; 7th Heaven), dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • Graham Stuart Thomas, English author and garden designer (b. 1909)
2003 Highlights

About April 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries