On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Darfur conflict: The Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement is signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission
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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns

Famous Deaths

  • Enda Colleran, Gaelic footballer (b. 1941)
  • Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), dies at 78