On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Famous Deaths

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