On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2004

Historical Events

  • An American sweep in the 400m medals at the Athens Olympics; Jeremy Wariner gold in 44.00 ahead of Otis Harris and Derrick Brew
  • Outstanding British athlete Kelly Holmes wins 1st leg of her 800/1,500m double at the Athens Olympics taking the gold medal in 1:56.38
  • Winning pitcher Lisa Fernadez (4-0) leads the US to the softball gold medal at the Athens Olympics, beating Australia 5-1
2004 Highlights

About August 23, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo