On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2004

Historical Events

  • Harold Shipman, a British GP who is believed to have killed more than 200 of his patients in Manchester, is found hanged in his prison cell
  • Toronto's Tom Fitzgerald and Gary Roberts become first teammates in NHL history to play their 1,000th NHL game on the same night as the Maple Leafs beat the visiting Calgary Flames, 4-1

Famous Deaths

  • Arne Næss Jr., Norwegian mountain climber and businessman, dies at 66
  • Harold Shipman, British general practitioner and prolific serial killer, commits suicide at 57
2004 Highlights

About January 13, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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