On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 2003

Historical Events

  • Sudan Airways Flight 39, with 116 people on board, crashes in Sudan; the only survivor is a two-year-old boy who subsequently dies as a result of his injuries

Famous Deaths

  • Kunio Toda, Japanese composer, dies at 87
2003 Highlights

About July 8, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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