On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2003

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Doby, American Baseball Hall of Fame 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? 17 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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