On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 2003

Historical Events

  • The ill-fated Beagle 2 probe which was released from the Mars Express Spacecraft on December 19, disappears shortly before its scheduled landing.

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Mavroules, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1979-93), dies at 74
2003 Highlights

About December 25, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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