On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Cuzco Declaration is signed in Cuzco, Peru, establishing the South American Community of Nations.

Famous Deaths

  • "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, American heavy metal guitarist (Pantera) is shot and killed by crazed fan Nathan Gamble while performing on stage at 38
  • Nathan Gale, American murderer (Heavy metal Pantera's concert murder), dies at 25