On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 2004

Historical Events

  • An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 6 and injuring 150.
  • Russian owned, Liberian flagged tanker 'Tropical Brilliance' gets stuck in the Suez Canal for 3 days, blocking all traffic

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Dibnah, English steeplejack and television personality, dies at 66
  • Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player, dies at 61
  • Pete Jolly [Ceragioli], American session and West Coast jazz pianist, and accordionist (Shorty Rogers; Pete Jolly Trio), dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • Robert Lang, English actor (Night Watch), dies at 70
2004 Highlights

About November 6, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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