On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2004

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk

Famous Divorces

  • Actress Andie MacDowell (46) divorces businessman Rhett Hartzog (45) after nearly three years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Hildy Park, American actress and writer (To Tell the Truth), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (b. 1942)
2004 Highlights

About October 7, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra