What Happened on April 24, 2004

Historical Events

Sports History

NFL Draft: Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning first pick by San Diego Chargers

  • United States lifts economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years ago, as reward for cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction

Famous Weddings

Ali Landry

Model-actress Ali Landry (30) weds TV personality Mario Lopez (30) at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • Prince Friso of Orange (35), 2nd son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Mabel Wisse Smit (35) without formal permission of parliament.

Famous Deaths

Estée LauderEstée Lauder (1906-2004)

American entrepreneur (Estée Lauder cosmetics), dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 97

  • Willie Watson, English cricket batsman (23 Tests, 2 x 100s) and soccer midfielder (4 caps; Sunderland), dies at 84
  • Winson Hudson, American civil rights activist (rural Mississippi), dies at 87

About April 24, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yeah! - Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris
  • UK #1 Song: F**K It (I Don't Want You Back) - Eamon