On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2004

Historical Events

  • First Indonesian presidential election by the people - first round (eventually won by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923)
  • Rodger Ward, American race car driver (b. 1921)
2004 Highlights

About July 5, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Believe - Fantasia
  • UK #1 Song: Burn - Usher