- 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
"The Silence of the Lambs" actor Anthony Hopkins (65) weds actress-producer Stella Arroyave (47) in Malibu, California
About March 1, 2003
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces
- #1 Song: All I Have - Jennifer Lopez Featuring LL Cool J
- #1 Song: All The Things She Said - T.A.T.U.