On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 2004

Historical Events

  • Final game in Montreal Expos team history is played in NYC against the Mets at Shea Stadium, an 8-1 defeat; Jamey Carroll scores the final Expos run and Endy Chavez is the last Expos batter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New England Patriots win their 18th consecutive NFL game, beating Buffalo Bills, 31-17 at Ralph Wilson Stadium; Tom Brady 17-for-30 for 298 yards & 2 TDs

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Seattle Mariners Japanese right fielder Ichiro Suzuki adds 2 more singles in a 3-0 defeat to Texas, to finish the season with a MLB record 262 hits

Baseball Star Ichiro Suzuki
Baseball Star
Ichiro Suzuki
  • TV series "Desperate Housewives" starring Teri Hatcher and an ensemble cast premieres in the US on ABC

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJanet Leigh

Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), dies at 77

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
  • John Cerutti, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays) and broadcaster (Rogers Sportsnet), dies of ventricular arrhythmia at 44
2004 Highlights

About October 3, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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