On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2004

Historical Events

Historic Event

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? 17 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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