On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 2004

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martha Stewart is sentenced to five months in prison plus five months in home confinement for lying to federal investigators

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart
  • Millennium Park, considered the first and most ambitious architectural project in the early 21st century for Chicago, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.

Famous Deaths

  • George Busbee, Governor of Georgia (b. 1927)
2004 Highlights

About July 16, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer