On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2003

Historical Events

  • The People's Republic of China begins filling the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Hopp, American baseball outfielder, first baseman (MLB All-Star 1946; World Series 1942, 44, 50, 51; St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 86
2003 Highlights

About June 1, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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