On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Heckstall-Smith, British jazz-blues saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Tom Wesselmann, American collage artist (b. 1931)
2004 Highlights

About December 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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