On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 2003

Historical Events

  • Concorde makes its last commercial flight

Music Concert

Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, designed by Frank Gehry, opens in downtown Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Rosie Nix Adams, Stepdaughter of Johnny Cash (b. 1958)
  • Ross Taylor [Robert Murray Taylor], Scottish transplant surgeon who pioneered kidney transplantations in the U.K., dies from cancer of the stomach at 70
  • Veikko Hakulinen, Finnish cross country skier (Olympic gold 1952, 56, 60), dies in car accident at 78
2003 Highlights

About October 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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