What Happened on October 8, 2004

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Kenyan Wangari Maathai is the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace"

Film & TV History

Martha Stewart begins 5 months incarcerated at Federal Prison Camp, Alderson for insider trading and obstruction of justice


Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (b. 1930)
  • James Chace, American historian (b. 1931)
2004 Highlights

About October 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 3 months and 26 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