On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2004

Historical Events

  • Unrest in Kosovo results in more than 22 killed, 200 wounded, and the destruction of 35 Serb Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Belgrade and Nis.

Famous Deaths

  • J. J. Jackson, American television personality (b. 1941)
  • Michael Mellinger, German actor (Goldfinger, The Bourne Identity), dies at 74
2004 Highlights

About March 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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