On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Concorde makes its last commercial flight

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