What Happened on November 2, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

George W. Bush is re-elected as President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate John Kerry

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (b. 1951)
  • Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), dies at 47

Person of interestZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, 1st President of the United Arab Emirates, dies at 85

President of the United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan