On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 2004

Historical Events

  • A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council after the invasion and occupation by American-led forces

Famous Deaths

  • Abu Abbas [Muhammad Zaidan], Palestinian founder of the Palestine Liberation Front, dies in American custody of allegedly natural causes at 55
  • Frank Mooney, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (13 Tests, 30 dismissals; Wellington), dies at 82
  • Robert Pastorelli, American actor (b. 1954)
2004 Highlights

About March 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces