On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2003

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs win their first MLB postseason series since the 1908 World Series with 5-1 win v Atlanta Braves in Game 5 NLDS at Turner Field
  • Kansas City wide receiver Dante Hall scores on game winning 93-yard punt return in Chiefs 24-23 victory v Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium; returns for score in an NFL-record 4th straight game

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Snyder, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1978)
  • Denis Quilley, British actor (Anything Goes, The Lady's Not For Burning, Masada), dies from liver cancer at 75
2003 Highlights

About October 5, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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