What Happened on October 29, 2004

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Arabic news network, Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election

  • In Rome, 25 European heads of state sign a Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe

Famous Weddings

  • "Jackass" member Chris Pontius (30) weds Claire Nolan in Malibu

Famous Deaths

  • Alice, British Princess and Duchess of Gloucester, aunt of Elizabeth II, dies at 102
  • Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician, dies at 81
  • Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)

Vaughn MeaderVaughn Meader (1936-2004)

American comedian and musician, dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 68 (b. 1936)

About October 29, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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