What Happened on July 20, 2003

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Ben Curtis becomes first debut winner since Tom Watson in 1975; in his first major appearance at #396 in world rankings beats runners-up Thomas Bjørn and Vijay Singh by 1 stroke

  • France: Sixteen people are injured after two bombs explode outside a tax office in Nice.

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolas Freeling, English writer (b. 1927)

About July 20, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crazy In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  • UK #1 Song: Crazy In Love - Beyoncé