What Happened on August 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 86th PGA Championship: Vijay Singh shoots a 280 at Whistling Straits
  • Bay of Plenty defeat Auckland 33-26 in Rugby Union to win NZ's Ranfurly shield for the first time in the shield's 102 year history and after 28 unsuccessful challenges

Famous Weddings

  • Fashion designer and socialite Nicky Hilton (21) weds businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) at The Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, dies at 63
  • Semiha Berksoy, first Turkish opera singer (b. 1910)
  • Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1916)