On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" the 5th book of the series by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide in English

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

Famous Deaths

  • Jason Moran, Australian criminal (b. 1967)
  • Leon Uris, American novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry), dies at 78
  • Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934)