On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2003

Historical Events

  • A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.

Famous Weddings

  • Prince of Venice and Piedmont Emanuele Filiberto (31) weds French actress Clotilde Courau (34) at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Durante, American professional wrestler, dies at 36
  • Aquila al-Hashimi, Iraqi politician (b. 1953)
  • Edward Said, Palestinian-American literary critic, dies at 67
  • Franco Modigliani, Italian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
  • Herb Gardner, American playwright (b. 1934)
2003 Highlights

About September 25, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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