On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Milan's Ukrainian striker Andriy Shevchenko is named best football player in Europe ahead of Deco (Porto/FC Barcelona) and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former Chilean dictator, General Augusto Pinochet is put under house arrest, after being sued under accusations over 9 kidnapping actions and manslaughter. The house arrest is lifted the same day on appeal.

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Rodgers, Bahamian baseball player (b. 1934)
  • David Wheeler, English computer scientist (b. 1927)