February 5, 2004 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Rebels from the Revolutionary Artibonite Resistance Front capture the city of Gona├»ves, starting the 2004 Haiti rebellion
  • Twenty-three Chinese people drown when a group of 35 cockle-pickers are trapped by rising tides in Morecambe Bay, England. Twenty-one bodies are recovered.

Deaths in History

  • Harry West, Irish politician, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (1974-79), dies at 86