2003
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2003

2003 by topic:
Arts
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Sovereign state leaders - Territorial governors
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Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
Works entering the public domain
2003 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2003
MMIII
Ab urbe condita2756
Armenian calendar1452
?
Assyrian calendar6753
Bahá'í calendar159-160
Balinese saka calendar1924-1925
Bengali calendar1410
Berber calendar2953
British Regnal year51 Eliz. 2 - 52 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2547
Burmese calendar1365
Byzantine calendar7511-7512
Chinese calendar? (Water Horse)
4699 or 4639
    -- to --
(Water Goat)
4700 or 4640
Coptic calendar1719-1720
Discordian calendar3169
Ethiopian calendar1995-1996
Hebrew calendar5763-5764
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2059-2060
 - Shaka Samvat1924-1925
 - Kali Yuga5103-5104
Holocene calendar12003
Igbo calendar1003-1004
Iranian calendar1381-1382
Islamic calendar1423-1424
Japanese calendarHeisei 15
(15?)
Javanese calendar1935-1936
Juche calendar92
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4336
Minguo calendarROC 92
92?
Nanakshahi calendar535
Thai solar calendar2546
Tibetan calendar?
(male Water-Horse)
2129 or 1748 or 976
    -- to --
?
(female Water-Goat)
2130 or 1749 or 977
Unix time1041379200 - 1072915199

2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2003rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 3rd year of the 3rd millennium, the 3rd year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2000s decade.

2003 was designated the International Year of Fresh water.[1]

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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New English words and terms

  • anti-cultural
  • baby bump
  • Big Rip
  • binge-watch
  • botnet
  • darmstadtium
  • electronic cigarette
  • flash mob
  • iraimbilanja
  • manscaping
  • MERS
  • muffin top
  • net neutrality
  • netroots
  • SARS
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • unfriend[59]

See also

References

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  3. ^ Ferkenhoff, Eric (July 19, 2006). "Chicago's Toughest Cop Goes Down". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2018.
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  32. ^ "Deadly Car Bombing Shakes Marriott Hotel in Jakarta". The New York Times. August 5, 2003. Retrieved 2019.
  33. ^ Agencies (August 11, 2003). "Liberian president Taylor steps down". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016.
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  44. ^ Malik, Tariq (November 12, 2004). "Europe's First Moon Probe to Enter Lunar Orbit". Space.com. Retrieved 2016.
  45. ^ "4chan founder 'moot' joins Google. But why?". BBC Newsbeat. March 8, 2016. Retrieved 2019.
  46. ^ Crean, Ellen (October 5, 2003). "Israel Strikes Base Inside Syria". CBS News. Retrieved 2016.
  47. ^ "Shenzhou-5 launch: long-cherished dream realized". People. October 15, 2003. Retrieved 2016.
  48. ^ Lawless, Jill (October 24, 2003). "Final Concorde Flight Lands at Heathrow". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2016.
  49. ^ Burns, John F. (November 12, 2003). "At Least 26 Killed in a Bombing of an Italian Compound in Iraq". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016.
  50. ^ "Georgian Leader Resigns Amid Peaceful Opposition Standoff". PBS Newshour. November 24, 2003. Retrieved 2016.
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  53. ^ Kreitner, Richard (December 13, 2015). "December 13, 2003: Saddam Hussein Is Captured". The Nation. Retrieved 2016.
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