What Happened on April 8, 2004

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Edwards, American golf caddie (mainly for 5 x British Open champion Tom Watson), dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 49
  • Douglas Hall, British colonial administrator (last British Governor of Somaliland Protectorate 1959-60), dies at 95
  • Enda Colleran, Gaelic footballer (b. 1941)
  • Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), dies at 78

About April 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yeah! - Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris
  • UK #1 Song: Five Colours In Her Hair - Mcfly