What Happened on October 29, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arabic news network, Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • In Rome, 25 European heads of state sign a Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe

Famous Weddings

  • "Jackass" member Chris Pontius (30) weds Claire Nolan in Malibu

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (b. 1923)
  • Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936)