August 11, 2003: Day of the Week
August 11, 2003 was the 223rd day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 142 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 15 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,158.50 today.
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Here’s the August 2003 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2003 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Sheep is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 11, 2003 Historical Event(s)
- 2003A heat wave in Paris results in temperatures rising to 112 °F, leaving about 144 people dead.
- 2003Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.
- 2003NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history.
- 2003The highest temperature ever seen in Great Britain (38.1 °C) is recorded at Gravesend, Kent.
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