What Happened on October 5, 2004

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Weddings

Tiger Woods

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

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born English physicist (Nobel 1962-X-ray diffraction studies of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) proved crucial to the determination of DNA’s molecular structure by James D. Watson and Francis Crick), dies at 87 [1] [2]

Rodney DangerfieldRodney Dangerfield (1921-2004)

American comedian and actor (Caddyshack), dies at 82

  • William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 nominee), dies at 62
2004 Highlights

About October 5, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Goodies - Ciara Featuring Petey Pablo
  • UK #1 Song: Call On Me - Eric Prydz