On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2004

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former South African President Nelson Mandela calls for commitment by the world to take action against AIDS

Famous Deaths

  • Julian Hodge, British financier and multi-millionaire (Hodge Group), dies at 99
  • Pat Roach, British professional wrestler and actor (b. 1937)
2004 Highlights

About July 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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