On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • H.S.M. Coxeter, English-born geometer (b. 1907)
  • Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), dies at 53