On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2004

Historical Events

Album Release

"Greatest Hits" album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2005)

  • War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Bettinelli, Italian composer and teacher (Musica per archi), dies at 90
  • Chandler Harper, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1950), dies of pneumonia at 90
  • Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (World #3 1976-81; Pot Black 1972, 73, 80), dies at 75
  • Peter Mathers, English-born Australian novelist (b. 1931)
2004 Highlights

About November 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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