On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 2004

Historical Events

  • 20th Sundance Film Festival: "Primer", directed by Shane Carruth, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

61st Golden Globes: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King", Sean Penn, and Charlize Theron win

Actress Charlize Theron
Actress
Charlize Theron
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler

Historic DiscoverySpirit Rover Begins Mars Mission

NASA's Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on the surface of Mars

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The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet
The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet
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Famous Deaths

  • Francina "Fanny" Blankers-Koen, Dutch track & field athlete (4 x Olympic gold 1948), dies at 85
  • Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
2004 Highlights

About January 25, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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