On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 2003

Historical Events

Sports History

At 27 years, 249 days Texas Rangers infielder Alex Rodriguez becomes the youngest MLB player to hit 300 home runs; homers off Ramon Ortiz in 5th inning of an 11-5 loss to the Angels in Anaheim

Famous Deaths

  • (Charles) Edwin Starr [Hatcher], American soul and R&B singer ("War"), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Michael Wayne, American film producer (Green Berets, McLintock), son of John Wayne, dies at 68
2003 Highlights

About April 2, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In Da Club - 50 Cent
  • UK #1 Song: Make Luv - Room 5 Ft. Oliver Cheatham