What Happened on June 2, 2003

Historical Events

  • Europe launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency's Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (b. 1918)
  • JĂșlius Kowalski, Slovak composer, dies at 91
2003 Highlights

About June 2, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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: Ignition - R. Kelly