On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 38th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride & Keith Urban wins
  • Video game Halo 2 a first person shooter first released on Xbox by Bungie Studios

Famous Divorces

  • Hotel heiress and fashion model Nicky Hilton (21) divorces businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) due to bi-coastal relationship after nearly 3 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Edward "Ed" Kemmer, American actor (Space Patrol, Lux Video Theatre), dies at 83
  • Iris Chang, American author and journalist, committed suicide at 36

Person of interestStieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson, Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), dies of a heart attack at 50