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Historical Events In 2004

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 16   In the year 2004 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.  

Jan 17   Authorities placed the U.S. military death toll in Iraq at 500, including 346 in combat in the year 2004.  

Jan 18   At least 23 people were reported killed when a powerful car bomb exploded in Baghdad. No Americans were listed among the dead in the year 2004.  

Jan 19   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 in the year 2004.  

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

Jan 21   A U.S. scientist who had toured North Korea nuclear facilities told Congress there was evidence they could produce enriched plutonium on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 2004 senate Democrats demanded an investigation of U.S. government dealings with Halliburton Co. following revelations of kickbacks on Iraq contracts.  

May 19   Tony Randall, actor (Felix Unger in The Odd Couple) dies aged 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 2004 cholera in Bangladesh  

Jul 01   On this day in history cholera in Senegal  

Jul 01   In the year 2004 dengue fever in Indonesia  

Jul 01   Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan on this day in history.  

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   In the year 2004 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.  

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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   John Toland, American historian (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (b. 1921) died in the year 2004.  

Jan 07   In the year 2004 death of ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (b. 1926)  

Jan 08   John A. Gambling, American radio talk-show host (b. 1930) died in the year 2004.  

Jan 09   Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (b. 1909) died on this day in history.  

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