On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 2003

Historical Events

  • 44th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 64-57
  • 50th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #12 Duke beats NC State, 84-77
  • The largest coordinated worldwide vigil takes place, as part of the global protests against Iraq war.

Famous Deaths

  • Rachel Corrie, American political activist, killed while trying to block an Israeli armored bulldozer at 23
  • Ronald Ferguson, father of Sarah, Duchess of York, dies of cancer at 71
2003 Highlights

About March 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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