What Happened on November 11, 2004

Historical Events

  • New Zealand Tomb of the Unknown Warrior dedicated at the National War Memorial, Wellington.

Election of Interest

Yasser Arafat's death through unidentified causes confirmed by Palestine Liberation Organization, Mahmoud Abbas elected PLO chairman minutes later.

Famous Deaths

  • Dayton Allen, American comedian (Steve Allen Show, The Cotton Club), dies from a stroke at 85
  • Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)

Yasser ArafatYasser Arafat (1929-2004)

Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, dies in Paris at 75

2004 Highlights

About November 11, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

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

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