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, 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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shake Ya Tailfeather - Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee
  • UK #1 Song: Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas