On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2004

Historical Events

  • The world's largest ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary 2, makes its maiden voyage.

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (44) weds ABC-TV correspondent Rebecca Rankin in Los Angeles

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
Janusz Kamiński

Famous Deaths

  • Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (fluid dynamics), dies at 81
  • Randy VanWarmer, American singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
2004 Highlights

About January 12, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn