What Happened on July 18, 2004

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Deaths

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

About July 18, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Confessions Part II - Usher
  • UK #1 Song: Lola's Theme - Shapeshifters