This page relates to the year 2003 Gregorian Calendrier.
- UNESCO declares the trimillénaire culture zoroastrist ().
- October 21st: After the visit of the French ministers, German and British of the Foreign affairs, the Iran accepts the “total” co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the reinforced control of its installations Nucléaire S, the suspension of the enrichment of Uranium, and is committed signing the additional protocol with the Traité nuclear non-proliferation (NPT).
- December 18th: The Iran sign additional protocol with the Treated nuclear non-proliferation (NPT).
War in Iraq
- February 15th: At least 10 million people ravels in more than 600 cities of the world against the war of Iraq.
- March 20th: beginnings of the air raids of the the United States and the the United Kingdom on Iraq.
- April 4th: Arrest of Muhammad Hamza Al-Zubaydi, Prime Minister of Iraq of 1991 with 1993, by the American troops.
- April 9th: The mode of Saddam Hussein in Iraq falls after 24 years from dictatorial oppression. Seizure of power by the the United States.
- March 15th: In Central African Republic, Angel-Felix Patassé is reversed by the coup d'etat of François Bozize
- April 17th: The National Assembly of transition from the Burundi adopts with a vast majority (128 votes for, 3 against and 26 abstentions) a law, many deferred time, which represses the war crimes, the Crimes against humanity and the Génocide.
- April 19th: the Accord of Sun-City is signed in South Africa; this political agreement mets places from there the institutions of transition in Democratic republic from Congo.
- May 16th: attacks with the Morocco with Casablanca
- May 21st: In Algeria, a violent one Séisme magnitude 6,8 on the scale of Richter kills more than 2.260 people and makes more than 10.200 wounded.
- June 30th: The Transition government of the Democratic republic of Congo is set up.
- July 7th: To the Burundi, the National liberation armies (FNL), Hutu rebel movement , launches an attack on Bujumbura. The engagements with the governmental forces, which last one week, are extremely violent one, making more than 200 died, and mark a climbing in the Civil war of Burundi.
- July 10th: Alpha Oumar Konaré is elected president of the commission of the African Union. Adoption with Maputo of the Protocol to the African Charter of the human rights and the people relating to the women's rights
- July 31st: The Safety advice of the United Nations unanimously adopts a resolution calling the Morocco and the independence rebels of the Polisario to be worked together in favor of the approval of the peace plan for the the Sahara Occidental.
- August 25th: Paul Kagame is elected President of the Republic of the Rwanda by the Parliament with nearly 95% of the votes.
- September 18th: Islamist French Pierre Robert, known as Yacoub , 31 years, shown terrorist enterprise with the Morocco at the sides of 33 Moroccan accomplices, is condemned to the life imprisonment by the criminal court of Rabat.
- November 16th: Joined together with Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), of the African leaders of the area give three months to the National liberation armies (FNL) to start discussions of peace with the authorities of the Burundi. The rebels Hutu S reject the ultimatum, and multiply the attacks against several districts of Bujumbura.
- December 29th: Assassination with the Burundi of the Apostolic nuncio, Mgr Michael Courtney.
- December 31st: The rebels Hutu S Burundian of the National liberation armies (FNL), last movement in war against the transition government of the Burundi, launch an ultimatum against the president of the Episcopal conference, Mgr Simon Ntamwana, to which they give 30 days to leave the country, after this one showed them “to have carried out” the December 29th the Apostolic nuncio in Burundi, Mgr Michael Courtney.
- the year 2003 in Canada
- February 27th: The project of the architects Daniel Libeskind and David Childs is officially selected to replace the twin towers of the World Trade Center destroyed in the Attentats of September 11th, 2001.
- April 14th: General elections with the Quebec. The Liberal party of Quebec directed by Mister Jean Charest is elected relegating the Parti Québécois directed by Bernard Landry in the role official opposition.
- March 16th: Xiao Yang (肖扬), which was Minister for the justice of 1993 with 1998, is re-elected president of the supreme popular Cour of China, at the time of the 6th plenary session of the first session of the 10th National People's Assembly.
- August 30th: Lyonpo Jigme Thinley becomes again Prime Minister for the Bhutan.
- November 9th: With the Japan, anticipated legislative elections. PLD obtains the relative majority and renews its preserving coalition.
- with the August 15th: A heat wave touches the west of Europe, provocant the death of more than 15.000 people in France. The majority of the victims are isolated elderly. France will know the highest temperatures since 1873.
- July 25th: The clan Da Kru is officially recognized by the German authorities for his memory work and of historical investigation. Its founder the general Von Schow declared on this occasion: “Germany can be proud of its heroes. ”
- the year 2003 in France
- Installation of the automatic first Radar in France.
- January 17th: Announces closing of the factory Metaleurop of Noyelles-Godault (Pas-de-Calais).
- : Beginning of the " The walk of the women of the districts against the ghettos and for the égalité" organized by Neither whores, nor subjected.
- March 8th: End of " The walk of the women of the districts against the ghettos and for the égalité" ; nearly 20.000 people express in the streets of Paris their support for the revolt of the women victims of violence machist.
- March 18th: Burden and manifestation of the personnel of state education, against the suppression of the MI/SE (pawns), against the dismissal of the Assistance-teachers, decentralization. Starting point of the movement of Strike from April-June for the defense of education and the retirements.
- March 28th: promulgation by Jacques Chirac of the constitutional revisions relating to the Decentralization and the European Warrant for arrest.
- April: Burden with the teachers against the reform of the mode of the retirements (until July)
- May 15th: Trade-union dissension in France in connection with the reform of the retirements: whereas the CFDT and CGC give their agreement to the last proposals of the government, the CGT, FO, the FSU and the UNSA reaffirm their opposition to this project.
- May 20th: Toyota announces the creation of 500 Valencian jobs to . Against all waitings, a study of Toyota shows that the factory of Valencians is most productive of the group, without being established in countries with low costs of labor.
- May 31st: A annular eclipse of Sun was visible in the north-eastern quarter of the hexagon to a line La Rochelle - Béziers in south-west. It was necessary to awake before five hours of the morning to be able to observe it.
- June 4th: Results of the Baccalaureat, in spite of the strikes of the teachers against the reform of the mode of the retirements (which finishes only in July).
- July 7th: Death of Isabelle of Orleans and Bragance, “countess of Paris”, marries of the applicant orleanist with the crown of France and writer, 92 years.
- July 18th: A gigantic fire having started the day before, destroyed 10.000 hectares of pine forest and scrubland in the Massive of the Moors.
- July 24th: Adoption of the law Francois Fillon on the retirements.
- 8 with the August 10th: Larzac 2003 , gathering altermondialist of 300.000 people on the plate of the Larzac.
- August 28th: Organization of the first Flash mob in France, in the Museum of Louvre.
- October 20th: Raise of 17,5% of the price of the tobacco in France. First strikes of the tobacconists.
- November 5th: The university of Rennes II votes the strike for the withdrawal of reform LMD-ECTS.
- November 15th: Twelve died at the time of an accident which has occurred on the steamer Queen Mary 2 during a visit of personalities.
- November 27th: 30.000 students express in France for the withdrawal of the reform LMD - ECTS.
- 1 with the December 3rd: Strong rains in the south of France, believed of the Rhone and the Loire and their affluents Cevennes.
- October 30th: The Court of Appeal of Prague confirms the decision of the court of České Budějovice (South-western of the Tchéquie) which, the June 30th, had condemned to a sorrow of eight years and half of prison Karel Srba, former general secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, for the attempted murder of Sabina Slonkova, journalist of investigation of the daily newspaper Mladá Fronta Dnes.
- July 17th: David Kelly, 59 years, former inspector of UNO, specialist in the bacteriological weapons of the British ministry of Defense, is found died after a controversy between BBC and the government.
- 12 with the July 18th: international Expo-science 2003 with Moscow.
- : A attack-suicide with the car bomb destroys a Russian military hospital located at Mozdok, in Os of North, close to the Chetchnia, making nearly 50 dead.
- the year 2003 in Switzerland
- June 16th: Inauguration with Geneva of DRM, DIGITAL Radio World, standard not-owner of numerical broadcasting world for the short waves, average and long.
- February 27th: Biljana Plavsic, the former president of the Serb entity of Bosnia, is condemned to 11 years of prison by the International penal court for ex-Yugoslavia (TPIY) for crimes of a “extreme gravity” between 1992 and 1995.
The Middle East
- September 19th: UNO adopts a resolution requiring of Israel to cease its threats of expulsion against Yasser Arafat and condemning the attack-suicides perpetrated by Palestinian groups.
Chronologies sets of themes
- February 16th: With alternate Nimes (France, department of the Gard), of El Salvador Vega, Spanish Matador .
- March 15th: With alternative Valence (Spain), of Matías Tejela, Spanish Matador.
- June 24th: With Alicante (Spain), alternate of Jose María Samper Frauds known as “Manzanares”, Spanish Matador.
- February 17th: Compulsory liquidation of the airline company Air Lib.
- March 5th: France Telecom announces losses records to 20,7 billion Euros.
- March 8th: Vivendi Universal announces losses records to 23,3 billion euros.
- July 30th: The last Volkswagen Coccinelle leaves the factory of Mexico City.
- In August, adoption of the law Sarbanes-Oxley in the tread of the scandal Enron. It imposes on all the companies dimensioned with the the United States, to submit to the American Commission stock exchange transactions (SEC) of the accounts certified personally by their leader. This law relates to also 1.300 European groups having interests in the United States.
- December 22nd: In France, delivery of the steamer “Queen Mary II” by Building sites of the Atlantic.
- : Disintegration of the Space shuttle Columbia during its flight of return. All the team members perish (Rick Husband, William McCool, Michael Anderson, Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, Laurel Clark, Ilan Ramon)
- August 25th: Launching of the infra-red Space telescope of the Cap Canaveral Florida.
- August 27th: Mars carries out its nearer approach to the Earth in 60.000 years, while passing to 55.758.006 kilometers of the Earth.
- September 21st: The Sonde Galileo is voluntarily crushed on the planet Jupiter
- November 14th: Discovered of a tenth planet in our Solar system: 90377 Sedna
- June 7th: Justine Henin-Hardenne gains the Tournoi of Roland-Garros.
- June 8th: Juan-Carlos Ferrero gains the tournament of Roland-Garros.
- July 20th - July 26th: 12º Gymnaestrada World in Lisbon, Portugal.
See also: 2003 in aeronautics
See also: 2003 in the railroads
- Nobel Prize of physics: Alexei Alexeevich Abrikosov, Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg and Anthony James Leggett
- Nobel Prize of chemistry: Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon
Births in 2003
Death in 2003
- January 4th: Conrad Hall, realizer
- January 8th: Ron Goodwin, musician
- January 11th: Maurice Pialat, realizer (° August 21st 1925)
- January 11th: Anthony Havelock-Allan, scenario writer
- January 12th: Maurice Gibb, musician of the Bee Gees
- January 13rd: Norman Panama, realizer
- January 13rd: Julio Bothelho, (known as Julinho), (Brazil, Football) at 73 years.
- January 18th: Richard Kerned, actor (° November 30th 1927)
- January 18th: Jean-Pierre Shoe, doctor, professor of hematology (° September 14th 1915)
- January 19th: Francoise Giroud, journalist, writer and French political woman (° September 21st 1916)
- January 23rd: Nell Casing, actor and singer
- January 24th:
- Gianni Agnelli, industrial Italian (° March 12th 1921)
- Henri Krasucki, French trade unionist (° 1924)
- January 25th: Robert Rockwell, actor
- January 26th: Valeri Brumel, (Russia, Athletics) at 60 years.
- January 29th: Peter Shaw, producer
- Michael P. Anderson, American astronaut (° December 25th 1959)
- David McDowell Brown, American astronaut (° April 16th 1956)
- Kalpana Chawla, spationaut Indian (° July 1st 1961)
- Laurel Clark, American astronaut (° March 10th 1961)
- William Cameron McCool, American astronaut (° September 23rd 1961)
- February 6th: Rene Haby, French politician, Minister for state education, author of the reform of the single college.
- February 9th: Vera Hruba Ralston, actress
- February 11th: Daniel Toscan of Plantier, 61 years, producing
- February 11th: Claude Helene, specialist in molecular biophysics, born with Chauvigny
- February 18th: Jack Brodsky, producer
- February 22nd: Daniel Taradash, scenario writer
- February 23rd: Robert K. Merton, American sociologist
- February 24th: Bernard Loiseau, French chief cook
- February 25th: Alberto Sordi, actor
- February 28th: Albert Batteux, (France, Football) at 83 years.
- March 3rd: Horst Buchholz, actor
- March 6th: Sebastien Japrisot, writer, author of long Sunday of engagement
- March 8th: Karen Morley, actress
- March 8th: Adam Faith, actor and singer
- March 9th: Stan Brakhage, realizer
- March 11th: Barry Sheene, (the United Kingdom, motor bike) at 52 years.
- March 12th: Lynne Thigpen, actor
- March 12th: Andrei Kivilev, (Kazakhstan, Cycling) at 29 years.
- March 14th: Jean-Luc Lagardere, head of undertaking (Matra, Europe 1)
- March 15th: Ram Thora Hird, actress
- March 24th: Philip Yordan, scenario writer
- March 31st: Michael To throw, actor
- April 1st: Leslie Cheung, actor and Chinese singer of HongKong. (° December 9th 1956).
- April 2nd: Michael Wayne, producer
- April 12th: Sydney Lassick, actor
- April 17th: Jean-Pierre Dogliani, (France, Football) at 60 years.
- April 19th: Dajiro Kato (Japan, motor bike) at 26 years.
- April 18th: Jean Drucker, chairman of M6 - Metropolis Television (1998, France)
- April 21st: Nina Simone, American singer of Jazz (Eunyce Waymon).
- April 26th: Peter Stone, scenario writer
- April 27th: Elaine Steinbeck, actress
- May 1st: Lucie Favier, Historian and French archivist
- May 3rd: Suzy Parker, actress
- May 9th: Louis Ferrand, archbishop of Turns of 1956 to 1980, and who had then chosen to become simple priest with Vesdun.
- May 14th: Ram Wendy Hiller, actress
- May 14th: Robert Stack, actor
- May 14th: Dave DeBusschere, (E. - U., Basketball at 52 years.
- May 17th: Rik Van Steenbergen, (Belgium, Cycling) at 78 years.
- May 23rd: Jean Yanne, 69 years, realizer, scenario writer, actor
- May 28th
- Oleg Makarov, Soviet cosmonaut (° 1933)
- Ilya Prigogine, physicist and Belgian chemist of Russian origin
- Martha Scott, actress
- Jean Narquin, French politician, opponent with Maastricht and the Euro, appointed Maine-et-Loire, father of Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin.
- June 1st: Johnny Paul Koroma, soldier and politician of Sierra Leone is declared died with the Liberia
- June 2nd: Richard Cusack, 77 years, scenario writer
- June 3rd: Fabrice Salanson, (France, Cycling) at 23 years.
- June 7th: Trevor Goddard, actor
- June 7th: Tony McAuley, realizer
- June 12th: Gregory Peck, American actor
- June 13rd: Guy Lux, organizer and producer of French television
- June 15th: Hume Cronyn, actor
- June 16th: Pierre Bourgault, politician Québécois
- June 18th: Larry Doby, (E. - U., Baseball) at 79 years.
- June 26th: Marc-Vivien Foé, (Cameroun, Football) at 28 years and Denise Frélaux, born Senna, at 83 years (in Rheims).
- June 29th: Katharine Hepburn, actress
- June 30th: Buddy Hackett, actor
- July 1st: NR! xau, actor
- July 5th: Isabelle of Orleans-Bragance countess of Paris, writer, wife of the applicant to the crown of France
- July 6th: Buddy Ebsen, actor
- July 4th: Barry White, American black singer, salesman of more than one hundred million discs.
- July 12th: Benny Casing, saxophonist of American jazz
- July 14th: Compay Segundo, cuban singer
- July 16th: Carol Shields, writer Canadian, Price Pulitzer in 1995
- July 21st:
- Bakary Soumano, chief of the griots of the Mali
- Miguelín (Miguel Mateo Salcedo), Spanish Matador (° March 19th 1939)
- July 22nd: John Davies, athlete New Zealand
- July 25th:
- July 28th: Bob Hope, actor, American actor
- : Marie Trintignant, French actress
- : Guy Thys, (Belgium, Football) at 80 years.
- August 2nd: Gift Estelle, actor
- August 4th: Pierre Archstone, Canadian actor (Quebec) at 52 years
- August 6th: Alice Salt maker-Seité, first woman Senior of faculty, first woman Vice-chancellor
- August 8th: Falaba Issa Traoré writer, actor, realizer and playwright Mali in
- August 9th: Gregory Hines, actor
- August 10th: Jacques Deray, French realizer.
- August 10th: Idi Amin Hobby-horse, dictator Uganda is.
- August 11th: Herb Brooks, (E. - U., Hockey) at 66 years.
- August 21st: Wesley Willis, American musician
- August 27th: Pierre Poujade, French politician
- August 27th: Peter-Paul Pigmans known as 3 Steps Ahead, 42 years, musician.
- August 29th: Michel Constantin, French actor.
- August 30th: Charles Bronson, actor
- August 31st: Pierre Cahuzac, (France, Football) at 76 years.
- September 8th: Leni Riefenstahl, 101 years, director and German photographer. (° August 22nd 1902).
- September 9th :
- Edward Teller, 95 years, nuclear Physicist hongro - American, father of the bends H American. (° January 15th 1908).
- Larry Hovis, actor
- September 10th :
- Anna Lindh, 46 years, minister Swedish of the Foreign affairs. (° June 19th 1957).
- Harry Goz, doubling
- September 11th: John Ritter, actor
- September 12th :
- Johnny Cash, legendary American singer of country (° February 13rd 1932);
- John Ritter, American actor.
- September 16th: Erich Hallhuber, actor
- September 22nd: Gordon Jump, actor
- September 25th: Robert Micrometer caliper, British singer
- September 26th: Jean-Pierre Ronfard, director, Canadian actor
- September 27th: Donald O' Connor, American actor
- September 28th :
- October 2nd: Gunther Philipp, actor
- October 3rd: William Steig, scenario writer
- October 5th: Denis Quilley, actor
- October 7th: Israel Asper, lawyer and Canadian business man
- October 14th: Leon Schwartzenberg, doctor and politician French
- October 14th: Mohamed Basri, former Moroccan socialist opponent at 73 years
- October 15th: Jean-Louis Chimney, vulcanologist French, successor of Haroun Tazieff
- October 16th: Laszlo PAP, (Hungary, Boxing) at 77 years.
- October 20th: Jack Elam, 84 years, actor
- October 21st: Fred Berry, actor
- October 21st: Elliott Smith, American singer at 34 years.
- October 23rd: Tony Capstick, actor
- October 29th: Hall Clement, American author of science fiction (° May 30th 1922)
- November 4th: Ken Gampu, actor
- November 5th: Henri Mendras, French sociologist
- November 6th: Eduardo Palomo, 41 years, actor
- November 6th: Laughs Mastenbroek, (Netherlands, Natation) at 84 years.
- November 9th: Art Carney, 85 years, actor
- November 12th: Jonathan Held up, 27 years, actor
- November 12th: Penny Singleton, 95 years, actress
- November 13rd: Kellie Waymire, 35 years, actress
- November 13rd: Mitoyo Kawate, senior of humanity.
- November 14th: Gene Anthony Ray, actor and American dancer.
- November 15th: Dorothy Loudon, actress
- November 18th: Michael Kamen, musician
- November 19th: Olivér György Dely, herpetologist Hungarian (° April 27th 1927).
- November 20th: Kerem Yilmazer, 58 years, actor
- November 20th: Robert Addie, 43 years, actor
- November 20th: Loris Azzaro, dressmaker and Perfume or Italy.
- November 24th: Warren Spahn, (E. - U., Baseball) at 82 years.
- November 25th: Jacques François, 83 years, French actor
- November 27th: Will Quadflieg, actor
- December 3rd: David Hemmings, actor
- December 11th: Ahmadou Kourouma, writer of the Ivory Coast (° November 24th 1927)
- December 14th: Jeanne Crain, 78 years, actress
- December 17th: ED Devereaux, actor
- December 18th
- Charles Berlitz, investigating American of the paranormal (° November 20th 1914)
- Otto Graham, (E. - U., American football) at 82 years.
- December 19th: Hope Lange, actress
- December 21st: Morappakkam Gopalan, (India, Cricket) at 94 years.
- December 27th: Sir Alan Packsaddlled, actor
- December 29th: Mgr Michael Courtney, Apostolic nuncio with the Burundi (assassinated). (° February 5th 1945).
- December 30th:
- Anita Mui, 40 years, actress
- John Gregory Dune, 71 years, realizer
- Yoshio Shirai, (Japan, Boxing) at 80 years.
- December 31st
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