On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits near San Simeon, California.
  • Ballon d'Or: Juventus' Czech midfielder Pavel NedvÄ›d is named best football player in Europe ahead of Arsenal forward Thierry Henry and Milan defender Paolo Maldini

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The New York Knicks hire Isiah Thomas as President of Basketball Operations

NBA Point Guard and Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Isiah Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Dudley, American country singer (Six Days on the Road), dies at 75
  • Rose Hill, British actress and operatic soprano ('Allo 'Allo!, Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark), dies at 89