On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2004

Famous Deaths

  • David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura; Modern Times), dies at 92
  • Robert Lecourt, French politician and president of the European Court of Justice (b. 1908)
  • Tony Mottola, American jazz guitarist, dies at 86
2004 Highlights

About August 9, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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