What Happened on June 18, 2003

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Google launches AdSense, a program that enables website publishers to serve ads targeted to the specific content of their individual web pages, many of which like On This Day (then HistoryOrb.com) go on to start their own publishing businesses

Famous Deaths

Larry Doby (1924-2003)

American Baseball HOF outfielder (MLB All-Star 1949–55; World Series 1948; AL HR leader 1952, 54; 1st African-American in AL; Cleveland Indians), dies of cancer at 79

2003 Highlights

About June 18, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 21 Questions - 50 Cent Featuring Nate Dogg
  • UK #1 Song: Bring Me To Life - Evanescence