On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Roche, American actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five), dies at 75

Person of interestFrancis Crick

Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (1962), dies of colon cancer at 88

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick
  • George Williams, American soul singer (The Tymes), dies at 68
  • Sam Edwards, American actor (Captain Midnight, Twelve O'Clock High), dies at 89
  • Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938)
2004 Highlights

About July 28, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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