What Happened on January 3, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After hosting the show for over 30 years, Casey Kasem gives up the hosting duties of "American Top 40" to Ryan Seacrest

Disc jockey and actor Casey Kasem
Disc jockey and actor
Casey Kasem
  • Flight 604, a Boeing 737 owned by Flash Airlines, an Egyptian airliner, plunges into the Red Sea, killing all 148 people on board.

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Singer Britney Spears (22) weds childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears

Famous Deaths

  • Des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)
  • Leon Wagner, American baseball player (b. 1934)