- Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.
- The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety enters into effect.
- Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, assassinated shopping in Stockholm at 46
- John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), dies of an aortic dissection at 54
About September 11, 2003
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo
- #1 Song: Shake Ya Tailfeather - Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee
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