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 and Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant and 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)