On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 156th Grand National: 10-year-old 16/1 shot Monty's Pass, ridden by Barry Geraghty wins by 12 lengths from 2001 Welsh National winner Supreme Glory
  • 18th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • The Kansas City Royals become the first MLB team to begin the season 5-0 after losing 100 games the previous year, beating the Cleveland Indians, 2 - 1

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds), dies at 86