What Happened on February 20, 2003

Historical Events

  • Pyrotechnics display sets 'The Station' nightclub ablaze during a concert by rock band Great White; kills 100 and injuries over 300 others (West Warwick, Rhode Island)

Famous Birthdays

  • Atthaya Thitikul, Thai golfer (youngest female winner in pro event), born in Ratchaburi, Thailand

Olivia RodrigoOlivia Rodrigo (19 years old)

American actress and singer-songwriter ("Driver's License"), born in Temecula, California


Famous Deaths

  • Harry Jacunski, American football player
  • Maurice Blanchot, French author (b. 1907)
  • Mushaf Ali Mir, Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff (b. 1947)
  • Orville Freeman, American politician (b. 1918)
  • Ty Longley, American guitarist (Great White), dies in The Station nightclub fire at 31
2003 Highlights

About February 20, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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