• Many march against the war on Iraq
  • Invasion of Iraq by US-led and UK forces
  • SARS global health alert
  • Saddam Hussein is captured in Tikrit, Iraq
  • Bali bombings
  • England wins rugby World Cup
  • First Frieze art fair held at Regent’s Park in London
  • Chris Ofili represents Britain at Venice Biennale
  • Saatchi Gallery moves to County Hall on Southbank in London