On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 2003

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cincinnati Reds open their new home, The Great American Ball Park, with a 10-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates; former President George H. W. Bush throws first ceremonial pitch

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Gwynne [Marguerite Gwynne Trice], American model and actress (Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein), dies following a stroke at 84
  • Emmanuel Ghent, Canadian American electronic music composer (Phosphones), dies at 77
  • George Conner, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle / linebacker (Pro Bowl 1950–53; First-team All-Pro 1950–53, 55; Chicago Bears), dies at 78
  • H.S.M. Coxeter, English-born geometer (b. 1907)
  • Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), dies at 53
2003 Highlights

About March 31, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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