On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 2003

Historical Events

  • Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Film director Leni Riefenstahl (101) weds cinematographer Horst Kettner (59)

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skating trainer (b. 1914)
  • Generosa Ammon, American widow of Ted Ammon (b. 1956)
  • Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
2003 Highlights

About August 22, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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