On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader and Allison Janney win
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Oakland Hills CC: Europe retains Cup wins 18½-9½; victory margin largest by a European team in history of the event

Famous Deaths

  • Árpád Bogsch, Hungarian-born American civil servant (b. 1919)
  • Eddie Adams, American photographer (photograph of execution of a Viet Cong soldier, Pulitzer Prize 1969), dies at 71
  • Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  • Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)