On This Day

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
2004 Highlights

About December 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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