What Happened on October 7, 2003

Historical Events

Election of Interest

California holds gubernatorial recall election - Governor Gray Davis loses and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Berger, American composer (Ideas of Order), music critic, and educator (Brandeis, 1953-80; New England Conservatory of Music, 1980-99), dies at 91
  • Henry Herbert, 17th Earl of Pembroke, English peer and director (Emily), dies at 64
  • Izzy Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (b. 1932)
  • Wally George, American conservative TV commentator, dies at 71
2003 Highlights

About October 7, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Boy - Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas