On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 2004

Historical Events

  • Asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth
  • The Burt Rutan Ansari X Prize entry SpaceShipOne performed a successful spaceflight, the first of two needed to win the prize

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Sainct, French motorcycle rally rider, dies in a crash at 44
2004 Highlights

About September 29, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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