Historical Events In 2004
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
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 on this day in history.
Jan 17 Authorities placed the U.S. military death toll in Iraq at 500, including 346 in combat on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 2004 at least 23 people were reported killed when a powerful car bomb exploded in Baghdad. No Americans were listed among the dead.
Jan 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 2004 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 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 China ushered in the year of the monkey, a positive sign in Chinese astrology for business and growth in the year 2004.
Jan 22 In the year 2004 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 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 Cholera in Senegal on this day in history.
Jul 01 Dengue fever in Indonesia in the year 2004.
Jul 01 On this day in history leishmaniasis in Afghanistan
Nov 11 On this day in history yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75
Dec 26 In the year 2004 indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in Indian Ocean killing 227,898 people
Dec 26 On this day in history indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Somalia killing 227,898 people