On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean is hit by an 8.1 magnitude earthquake.

Famous Weddings

  • CBS executive Les Moonves (55) weds CBS' "Early Show" co-host Julie Chen (34) on a private estate in Acapulco

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Truitt, American artist dies aged 83
  • P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian politiican, Prime Minister of India (1991-96), dies at 83
  • Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), dies at 82