On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2003

Historical Events

  • 56th Cannes Film Festival: "Elephant" directed by Gus Van Sant wins the Palme d'Or
  • Indianapolis 500: French born Brazilian driver Gil de Ferran passes Penske teammate and defending champion Hélio Castroneves with 31 laps remaining for his first Indy 500 win
  • Néstor Kirchner becomes President of Argentina after defeating Carlos Menem. He is the first elected President since the economic crisis.

Famous Deaths

  • Jeremy Michael Ward, American musician (The Mars Volta), dies of a heroin overdose at 27
2003 Highlights

About May 25, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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