What Happened on December 31, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The official opening of Taipei 101, the current tallest skyscraper in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 feet).

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Australian pop diva Natalie Imbruglia (28) weds "Silverchair" frontman Daniel Johns (24) on a beach ceremony in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

Musician Daniel Johns
Daniel Johns
  • English actor Terence Stamp (64) weds Elizabeth O'Rourke (23) in London

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard Debreu, French-born economist, Bank of Sweden Prize laureate (b. 1921)