On This Day

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, dies of a heart attack at 64
2003 Highlights

About August 26, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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