On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Kmart Corp. announces it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion USD and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation.

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Ragulin, Russian ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72), dies at 63
  • Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (Olympic gold 2000), dies at 34