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

Leni Riefenstahl

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

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skating trainer (b. 1914)
  • Generosa Ammon, American widow of Ted Ammon (b. 1956)
  • Imperio Argentina [MarĂ­a Magdalena Nile], Argentinian-Spanish singer and actress, dies at 92
2003 Highlights

About August 22, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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