On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 2004

Historical Events

  • NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announces a lockout of the players union and cessation of operations by the NHL head office.

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohnny Ramone

Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones, dies of prostate cancer at 55

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Johnny Ramone
  • Walter Stewart, Canadian writer and journalist, dies at 73
2004 Highlights

About September 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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