On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dumas, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1956; first to clear 7 foot mark), dies from cancer at 66
  • Tug McGraw, American baseball player and father of Tim McGraw, dies at 59
2004 Highlights

About January 5, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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