March 2003 Disasters

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
  • March 4, Davao, Philippines: A bomb in a backpack exploded in the Davao airport on Mindanao Island, killing 21 people and injuring 145.
  • March 6, Tamanrasset, Algeria: An Algerian Boeing 737 crashed after takeoff from Tamanrasset, killing 102 people.
  • March 17–19, Denver, Colorado: Colorado's biggest storm of the year dumped several feet of snow in the Rockies, 87.5 inches in Gilpin county, and the second largest recorded amount of snow in Denver.

See also Major Earthquakes Around the World 2003

See also Recent Volcanic Activity