On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 2004

Historical Events

  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge resigns
  • Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Longtime "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700 USD, television's all-time biggest game show haul

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Brown, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (28 caps; Dundee, Tottenham Hotspur), dies at 73

2004 Highlights

About November 30, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius