What Happened on February 26, 2004

Historical Events

  • Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • The United States lifts a ban on travel to Libya, ending travel restrictions to the nation that had lasted for 23 years.

Famous Weddings

Rosie O'Donnell

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (41) weds marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell (36) in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Ehrnrooth, Finnish general (b. 1905)
  • Boris Trajkovski, 2nd President of the Republic of Macedonia, dies at 47
  • Ralph E. Winters, Canadian film editor, dies at 94
  • Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (b. 1920)
2004 Highlights

About February 26, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yeah! - Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris
  • UK #1 Song: Who's David - Busted