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2003 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2003
MMIII
Ab urbe condita2756
Armenian calendar1452
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԲ
Assyrian calendar6753
Baháʼí 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 壬午年 (Water  Horse)
4699 or 4639
    — to —
癸未年 (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 calendar Heisei 15
(平成15年)
Javanese calendar1935–1936
Juche calendar92
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4336
Minguo calendar ROC 92
民國92年
Nanakshahi calendar535
Thai solar calendar2546
Tibetan calendar阳水马年
(male Water- Horse)
2129 or 1748 or 976
    — to —
阴水羊年
(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 and the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2000s decade.

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

In 2003, a United States-led coalition launched the 2003 invasion of Iraq, beginning the Iraq War.

Events

January

  • January 22 – The last signal from NASA's Pioneer 10 spacecraft is received, some 12.2 billion kilometers (7.6 billion mi) from Earth. [2]

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

January–June

July–December

Deaths

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

February

The crew of STS-107

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
  • netroots
  • SARS
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • unfriend [97]

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