Discover sensational Gifts from 2003
Despite the protests of millions around the world, the United States proceeds with their invasion of Iraq, capturing the capital Baghdad in April. In December, US troops captured former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein near his hometown.
2003 was an important year for scientific breakthroughs, as the Human Genome Project was completed after thirteen years, and NASA’s Spirit rover was launched towards Mars.
2003 also saw the deaths of numerous legends from stage and screen, such as Charles Bronson, Johnny Cash and four-time Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn, as well as the original ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle, which rolled off the assembly line for the final time.