What Happened on December 8, 2004

Historical Events

  • Cuzco Declaration is signed in Cuzco, Peru, establishing the Union of South American Nations

Famous Deaths

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

About December 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid 20