On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 2004

Historical Events

  • Saturn Orbit insertion of Cassini-Huygens begins at 01:12 UTC and ends at 02:48 UTC.

Famous Deaths

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando, American actor (The Godfather, A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront), dies at 80

  • Peter Barnes, English writer (b. 1931)
  • Todor Skalovski, Macedonian shoral and orchestral conductor, and composer, dies at 95
2004 Highlights

About July 1, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

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