On This Day

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)

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

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

Barry White

Barry White, American singer (Love's Theme), dies at 58

2003 Highlights

About July 4, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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