On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 2004

Historical Events

Football Awards

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

Historic Event

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.


Famous Deaths

  • Andre Rodgers, Bahamian baseball shortstop (first Bahamian to play in MLB; NY/SF Giants; Chicago Cubs), dies at 70
  • David Wheeler, English computer scientist (b. 1927)
2004 Highlights

About December 13, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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