What Happened on February 1, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Sport awardTennis Open

92nd Men's Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Marat Safin (7-6, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 92nd Women's Australian Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Kim Clijsters (6-3, 4-6, 6-3)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Super Bowl XXXVIII: New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers, 32-29 at the Reliant Stadium MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wardrobe malfunction: Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.

Famous Deaths

  • May O'Donnell, American modern dancer and choreographer (b. 1909)