On This Day

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

  • Gianni Agnelli, Italian auto executive (b. 1921)
  • Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist and CEO of Fiat Automaker, dies 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? 18 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius