On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 2004

Historical Events

  • MESSENGER spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral
  • St. Louis 1st baseman Albert Pujols becomes first player in MLB history to hit at least 30 HRs in each of his first 4 seasons as Cardinals beat Montreal, 10-6

USAStatue of Liberty

The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11, 2001 attacks

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
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Famous Deaths



2004 Highlights

About August 3, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo