On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 2004

Historical Events

  • Cassini orbiter releases Huygens probe which successfully landed on Saturn's moon Titan on January 14, 2005.

Famous Deaths

  • Gennadi Strekalov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21), dies at 64
2004 Highlights

About December 25, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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