On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 2003

Historical Events


Mother Teresa of Calcutta is beatified by Pope John Paul II

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)
  • Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), dies at 46
  • Margaret Murie, American conservationist (b. 1902)
2003 Highlights

About October 19, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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