What Happened on April 7, 2003

Historical Events

  • 65th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Syracuse beats Kansas, 81-78; Orangemen win first title; Carmelo Anthony named tournament Most Outstanding Player

Event of Interest

U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

2003 History

Famous Weddings

Russell Crowe

Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia; divorce in 2018

Famous Deaths

  • Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (b. 1903)
  • David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)
  • Jutta Hipp, German-American jazz pianist and composer, dies at 78

About April 7, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 1 month and 26 days
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