On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2003

Historical Events

  • 37th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win
  • 65th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Syracuse beats Kansas, 81-78; Orangemen win first title; Carmelo Anthony named tournament Most Outstanding Player

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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


Famous Deaths

  • Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (b. 1903)
  • David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)
2003 Highlights

About April 7, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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