What Happened on July 4, 2003

Historical Events

Sports History

LA Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant is arrested in Eagle, Colorado for sexual assault, charges eventually dismissed

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessia di Matteo, Italian medical figure (1st person to survive the transplantion of eight organs in a single operation), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 2005)
Born in 2003

Famous Weddings

  • American screenwriter and producer Dean Devlin (40) weds American "Another World" actress Lisa Brenner (29)

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Claveau, French singer (b. 1915)

Barry White (1944-2003)

American singer ("Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe"; "You're The First, The Last, My Everything"), dies at 58

2003 Highlights

About July 4, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is The Night - Clay Aiken
  • UK #1 Song: Bring Me To Life - Evanescence