On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 2004

Historical Events

Sport awardSports Awards

12th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Diana Taurasi win

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: American Todd Hamilton wins his only major title, defeating 2002 champion Ernie Els of South Africa by a stroke in a 4-hole playoff

Golfer Ernie Els
Ernie Els

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Peynaud, French oenologist, dies at 92
  • Paul Foot, British journalist (b. 1937)
2004 Highlights

About July 18, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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