What happened this day in history May 16, 2003

What are the important events that happened on May 16, 2003? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 16, 2003: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 16, 2003 is the 136th day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 229 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 3, 2003 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 17,550,720 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatriacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $554.80. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 16, 2003 Historical Events

  • 2003
    In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.

Who died on May 16, 2003?

  • 2003
    Mark McCormack, American businessman (b. 1930)

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