On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2003

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and 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
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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 Netherlands Antilles, dies at 74
2003 Highlights

About June 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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