What Happened on August 26, 2003

Historical Events

  • The Columbia Accident Investigation Board releases its final reports on Space Shuttle Columbia disaster

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Wacker, American football coach (Southwest Texas State), dies of cancer at 66
  • Wayne Andre, American jazz and session trombonist, dies at 72
  • Wilma Burgess, American country-pop singer (Baby; Misty Blue), dies of a heart attack at 64
2003 Highlights

About August 26, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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