What Happened on January 24, 2003

Historical Events

  • The United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Orlando, Canadian pop singer-songwriter ("Waste My Time"), born in Mississauga, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • (Giovanni) "Gianni"Agnelli, Italian industrialist, executive (President of Fiat Automobiles, 1966-96), and Italian Senator-for-life (1991-), dies of prostate cancer at 81
  • Lucien Blackwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), dies at 71
2003 Highlights

About January 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • UK #1 Song: Stop Living The Lie - David Sneddon