On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 2004

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
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? 16 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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