What Happened on November 16, 2003

Historical Events

Sports History

16-year old Lionel Messi makes his official debut for FC Barcelona when he comes on as a substitute in a friendly against Porto

American Music Awards

31st American Music Awards: Kid Rock, Jennifer Lopez & Luther Vandross win

  • 55th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth wins
  • CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Edmonton Eskimos reverse previous year result; beat Montreal Alouettes, 34-22 for 12th title

Sports History

Roger Federer of Switzerland wins his first of 6 season-ending Tennis Masters Cup titles with a 6–3, 6–0, 6–4 victory over American Andre Agassi in the final in Houston, Texas

2003 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bettina Goislard, French relief worker (b. 1974)

About November 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Boy - Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Crashed The Wedding - Busted