On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 2003

Historical Events

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
Rapper Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott
  • An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (failed) (b. 1956)
2003 Highlights

About August 28, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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