On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2003

Historical Events


IraqInvasion of Iraq

A US-led coalition launches a ground invasion of Iraq after an ultimatum for Saddam Hussein and his sons to leave Iraq expires

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US troops in a sandstorm during the invasion of Iraq in 2003
US troops in a sandstorm during the invasion of Iraq in 2003
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Famous Deaths

  • Sailor Art Thomas, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
2003 Highlights

About March 20, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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