What Happened on November 11th, 2004

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand Tomb of the Unknown Warrior dedicated at the National War Memorial, Wellington.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

The death of Yasser Arafat is confirmed by the Palestine Liberation Organization, of unidentified causes. Mahmoud Abbas is elected chairman of the PLO minutes later.

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat