On This Day

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)
2003 Highlights

About June 2, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

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