On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • Legendary Mount St. Mary's basketball head coach Jim Phelan wins final game of 49 year career as Mountaineers win 60-56 over Central Connecticut State; Phelan: 830 wins in NCAA record 1,354 games
  • Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
  • Nashville's Barry Trotz sets NHL record for most games coached with an expansion team from inception as Predators score a 5-4 OT win over Chicago; his 392nd game, Terry Crisp 391 with Tampa Bay
  • World light heavyweight boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. wins a unanimous decision against champion John Ruiz to capture the WBA heavyweight crown in Las Vegas

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"The Silence of the Lambs" actor Anthony Hopkins (65) weds actress-producer Stella Arroyave (47) in Malibu, California