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January 21, 2004 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Canada: The residence of reporter Juliet O'Neill is searched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigating leaks concerning the deportation of Maher Arar
  • NASA's MER-A (the Mars Rover Spirit) ceases communication with mission control. The problem lies with Flash Memory management and is fixed remotely from Earth on February 6.

Birthdays in History

  • Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Deaths in History

  • Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer and playwright (The Tied Up Balloon), dies at 74
2004 in History