What Happened on August 19, 2003

Historical Events

  • A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.
  • A Hamas planned suicide attack on a bus in Jerusalem kills 23 Israelis, 7 of them children

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (b. 1926)
  • S√©rgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (b. 1948)
2003 Highlights

About August 19, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crazy In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  • UK #1 Song: Breathe - Blu Cantrell Ft. Sean Paul