November 21, 2004 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • The island of Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island receives the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. It is also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed as a result.
  • The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
  • The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, unleashing massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.