On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2004

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • 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? 16 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio