On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2003

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Shirin Ebadi is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, making her the 1st Iranian Muslim women to receive the prize

Lawyer and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi
Lawyer and human rights activist
Shirin Ebadi

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Istomin, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), dies at 77
2003 Highlights

About October 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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