What Happened on April 21, 2003

Historical Events

Boston Marathon

107th Boston Marathon: Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya men's champion in 2:10:11; Svetlana Zakharova of Russia women's winner in 2:25:19

Famous Deaths

Nina SimoneNina Simone (1933-2003)

American jazz pianist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and civil rights activist (“Mississippi Goddam”; “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black”, “Feeling Good”; “Wild Is The Wind”), dies of breast cancer at 70

2003 Highlights

About April 21, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

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