20 facts about 2003
including song and 4 great pictures
The new United States Department of Homeland Security officially began operation
United States plans for an invasion of Iraq due to an imminent threat from weapons of mass destruction
The United States and the United Kingdom start with their shock and awe campaign with a massive air strikes on military targets in Baghdad before the invasion of Iraq by Land Forces.
Saddam Hussein, former President of Iraq, is captured in Tikrit by the U.S. 4th Infantry Division.
A major severe weather outbreak spawned more tornadoes than any week in U.S. history. 393 tornadoes were reported in 19 states
Earthquake in Boumerdès region of northern Algeria - 2,200 killed
Lance Armstrong wins his fifth Tour De France
Do Not Call List starts providing consumers on June 27th with an opportunity to limit telemarketing calls.
Armed undercover "sky marshals" are used on Aircraft to prevent terrorist attacks following 9/11
Secretary of State Colin Powell urges the U.N. Security Council to move against Iraq due to possession of weapons of mass destruction
Concorde makes its last commercial flight, bringing the era of airliner supersonic travel to a close, at least for the time being
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was published.
Justin Timberlake was the #1 artist of 2003
50 cent’s in da club was the number 1 song of 2003
$1.60 was how much gas cost in 2003
George W. Bush was president in 2003
White Belts were very big back in 2003
Google and Apple were slowly becoming huge companies in 2003
Short hair was becoming very popular in 2003
- The Iraqi Insurgency and the Balochistan Conflict were happening in 2003