What Happened on May 9, 2004

Historical Events

  • Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov is killed in a land mine bomb blast under a VIP stage during a World War II memorial victory parade in Grozny, Chechnya

Famous Weddings

  • "Underworld" director Len Wiseman (31) weds actress Kate Beckinsale (30) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Akhmad Kadyrov, 1st President of Chechnya, dies at 52
  • Alan King [Irwin Kniberg], American comedian & actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), dies at 76
2004 Highlights

About May 9, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yeah! - Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris
  • UK #1 Song: F**K It (I Don't Want You Back) - Eamon