Historical Events on February 1, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
  • 92nd Women's Australian Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Kim Clijsters (6-3, 4-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marat Safin of Russia 7-6, 6-4, 6-2; first Australian title

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

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Super Bowl XXXVIII: New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers, 32-29 at the Reliant Stadium MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

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Wardrobe malfunction: Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.