On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

75th Academy Awards: "Chicago Best Picture," Adrien Brody & Nicole Kidman win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cricket World Cup, Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, RSA: Ricky Ponting scores 140 no as defending champions Australia beat India by 125 runs; Sachin Tendulkar, Player of Series

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • In Nasiriyah, Iraq, 11 soldiers of the 507th Maintenance Company as well as 18 U.S. Marines are killed during the first major conflict of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (b. 1926)