On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 2003

Historical Events

  • Last successful contact with NASA spacecraft Pioneer 10, one of the most distant man-made objects

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Mauldin, American cartoonist famous for his World War II cartoons depicting American soldiers (Pulitzer-1945, 59), dies of Alzheimer's disease and a bathtub scalding at 81
2003 Highlights

About January 22, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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