On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel

Historic DiscoverySpirit Rover Begins Mars Mission

The Spirit Rover is launched, beginning NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission
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The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet
The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Williams, English moral philosopher, dies at 73
  • Donald Regan, Chief of Staff and U.S. Treasury Secretary (b. 1918)
  • Dr Phil Williams, Welsh politician and scientist (b. 1939)
  • Sylvius Gerald Marie Rozendal, Premier of Netherland's Antilles, dies at 74