On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2004

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Having already clinched his record 7th F1 World Drivers Championship, German Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher wins a record 13th race of the season with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur H. Robinson, American cartographer (b. 1915)

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), dies of an adverse reaction to an antibiotic at 52

  • Ken Caminiti, MLB third baseman, 1987-2001, (Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, and 3 other teams; NL MVP- 1996), dies of a drug overdose at 41
  • Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer (Season of the Jew), dies at 72
2004 Highlights

About October 10, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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