On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Spanish police thwart an attempt by ETA to detonate 50 kg of explosives at 3:55 p.m. inside Madrid's busy Chamartín Station.

Famous Deaths

  • David Hobman, English human right activist and director (Age Concern England), dies at 76
  • Herman Keiser, American golfer (US Masters 1946), dies of Alzheimer's disease complications at 89