On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2003

Famous Deaths

  • Earl King, American musician and songwriter (b. 1934)
  • John Paul Getty Jr., American-born British oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), dies of a chest infection at 70
  • Robert Atkins, American dietician (b. 1930)
  • Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon, dies at 92
2003 Highlights

About April 17, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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