On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 2004

Historical Events

Historic Event

RMS Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever built, is christened by her namesake's granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II

Famous Deaths

  • John A. Gambling, American radio talk-show host (b. 1930)
2004 Highlights

About January 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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