On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 2003

Historical Events

  • In Fallujah, US forces mistakenly shoot and kill eight Iraqi police officers.
  • The United Nations lifts sanctions against Libya after that country agreed to accept responsibility and recompense the families of victims in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohnny Cash

Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue), dies at 71

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash

2003 Highlights

About September 12, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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