On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2003

Historical Events

  • 9th Athletics World Championships open at Saint-Denis, France

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"The Hours" actress Julianne Moore (42) weds "The Myth of Fingerprints" director Bart Freundlich (33) in New York


Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Bonds, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1968-81, 3x All-Star, 3x Golden Glove (San Francisco Giants, 1968-74 and 7 other teams), father of Barry Bonds, dies of lung cancer and brain tumor at 57
  • Jack Dyer, Australian rules footballer (b. 1913)
  • John Geoghan, American Catholic priest (b. 1935)
2003 Highlights

About August 23, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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