What happened this day in history November 12, 2003

What are the important events that happened on November 12, 2003? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 12, 2003: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 12, 2003 is the 316th day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 49 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 30, 2003 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 17,809,920 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 ‘trihectadecahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $558.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl 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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November 12, 2003 Historical Events

  • 2003
    Iraq war: in Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
  • 2003
    Shanghai Transrapid sets a new world speed record (501 km/h) for commercial railway systems, which remains the fastest for unmodified commercial rail vehicles.

Who died on November 12, 2003?

  • 2003
    Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986)
  • 2003
    Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976)
  • 2003
    Kay E. Kuter, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 2003
    Penny Singleton, American actress (b. 1908)
  • 2003
    Tony Thompson, American drummer (Chic, Power Station) (b. 1954)

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