On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 2003

Historical Events

Sports History

Washington right wing Jaromír Jágr scores his 10th career hat-trick and adds 4 assists for 7 points and his 1,200th NHL point in a 12-2 win against Florida; Jágr has 20+ goals in each of his 13 NHL seasons

Famous Weddings

Idina Menzel

"How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), dies at 77
  • Mickey Finn, British rock percussionist and bongocero (T. Rex), dies at 55
  • Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • William Joseph Russo, American composer, dies at 74
2003 Highlights

About January 11, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • UK #1 Song: Sound Of The Underground - Girls Aloud