On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 2004

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Seattle Mariners Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki gets his 258th hit of the season, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old MLB single-season record; Ichiro ends season on 262

Baseball Star Ichiro Suzuki
Baseball Star
Ichiro Suzuki

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Palmer, Canadian bassist (Buffalo Springfield), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Richard Avedon, American photographer (b. 1923)
2004 Highlights

About October 1, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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