On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 7-time All-Star and 6-time World Champion forward Scottie Pippen announces his retirement from the NBA and the Chicago Bulls

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Professional golfer Tiger Woods (28) weds former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (24) at Sandy Lane Resort in St. James, Barbados

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)

Person of interestRodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (Caddyshack), dies at 82

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nominee (b. 1941)