On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 2003

Historical Events

Music awardsGrammy Awards

45th Grammy Awards: Don't Know Why, Norah Jones wins

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
Singer and Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 49th National Film Awards (India): "Dweepa" wins the Golden Lotus

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

56th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Pianist" Best Film, Roman Polanski Best Director

Film Director Roman Polanski
Film Director
Roman Polanski

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Paul Rudd (33) weds publicist Julie Yaeger

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd

Famous Deaths

  • Howard "Howie" Epstein, American bass guitarist (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 1982-2002), dies from an overdose at 47
  • Robert K. Merton, American sociologist (b. 1910)
  • Robert K. Meston, American sociologist (functionalism), dies at 92
2003 Highlights

About February 23, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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