On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2003

Historical Events

  • Calcutta high court rules Calcutta does not have a birthday and that British East India employee Job Charnock is not the city's founder as previously claimed
  • In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in terrorist attacks
  • NHL Western Conference Final: Anaheim Ducks beat Minnesota Wild, 4 games to 0

Famous Deaths

  • Mark McCormack, American businessman (b. 1930)
2003 Highlights

About May 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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