What Happened on August 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • MD5 collision found by Chinese researchers.
  • The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Boze Pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.

Famous Deaths

  • GĂ©rard Souzay, French baritone (b. 1918)
  • Thea Astley, Australian novelist and short-story writer, dies at 78