On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2004

Historical Events

  • Official opening of Taipei 101, then the tallest skyscraper in the world, at a height of 509 metres (1,670 feet)

Famous Weddings

  • English actor Terence Stamp (64) weds Elizabeth O'Rourke (23) in London

Famous Deaths

  • GĂ©rard Debreu, French-American economist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83
2004 Highlights

About December 31, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: New Year's Day (Canada, United States)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn