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Historical Events In 2004

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jan 16   NASA announced plans to cancel further space shuttle missions to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, an act that would condemn the Hubble to mechanical failure in the next two years in the year 2004.  

Jan 17   On this day in history authorities placed the U.S. military death toll in Iraq at 500, including 346 in combat.  

Jan 18   At least 23 people were reported killed when a powerful car bomb exploded in Baghdad. No Americans were listed among the dead on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 2004 u.S. military authorities denied Afghan claims that a U.S. helicopter attack killed 11 civilians, including four children, saying instead that five Taliban fighters were the only fatalities.  

Jan 20   President George W. Bush, in his State of the Union address, warned that the threat of more terrorist attacks was still very real on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 2004 a U.S. scientist who had toured North Korea nuclear facilities told Congress there was evidence they could produce enriched plutonium.  

Jan 21   In the year 2004 china ushered in the year of the monkey, a positive sign in Chinese astrology for business and growth.  

Jan 22   On this day in history allegations that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had accepted bribes damaged his credibility, a new poll showed. But, Sharon brushed aside the allegations and a source said no indictment was expected.  

Jan 23   On this day in history senate Democrats demanded an investigation of U.S. government dealings with Halliburton Co. following revelations of kickbacks on Iraq contracts.  

May 19   On this day in history tony Randall, actor (Felix Unger in The Odd Couple) dies aged 84  

Jul 01   On this day in history cholera in Bangladesh  

Jul 01   On this day in history cholera in Senegal  

Jul 01   Dengue fever in Indonesia on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history leishmaniasis in Afghanistan  

Nov 11   Yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75 in the year 2004.  

Dec 26   On this day in history indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in Indian Ocean killing 227,898 people  

Dec 26   Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Somalia killing 227,898 people on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 2004

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jess Collins, American artist (b. 1923) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 2004 death of des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of john Toland, American historian (b. 1912)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of tug McGraw, American baseball player, father of Tim McGraw (b. 1944)  

Jan 06   In the year 2004 death of francesco Scavullo, American photographer (b. 1921)  

Jan 07   Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (b. 1926) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of john A. Gambling, American radio talk-show host (b. 1930)  

Jan 09   In the year 2004 death of norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (b. 1909)  

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