On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2003

Historical Events

  • Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.
  • The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety enters into effect.

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1957)
  • John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), dies of an aortic dissection at 54
2003 Highlights

About September 11, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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