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This year in History: Born in 2003 and fun news items.
This year in History
The year 2003
October 7 California governor Gray Davis is recalled from office and replaced by Arnold Schwarzenegger.November 4 The largest-ever solar flare is recorded.November 17 Arnold Schwarzenegger is inaugurated as Governor of California.December 17 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is released worldwide.February 1 The Space Shuttle Columbia crashes.March 19 The invasion of Iraq beginsApril 28 Apple's iTunes Music Store opens, selling 1 million songs in its first week.June 16 The famous fighting families, the Hatfield's and McCoys, make peace.June 21 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is published.July 20 Rookie Ben Curtis, ranked 396th in the world, wins the British Open on his first try.August 27 Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years.September 8 12-year-old Brianna LaHara is sued for sharing music illegally.Famous
January 24 The United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation.
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