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January 4, 2004 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Mikheil Saakashvili is elected President of Georgia
  • Spirit, a NASA Mars Rover, lands successfully on Mars at 04:35 UTC.

Deaths in History

  • Jeff Nuttall, English writer (b. 1933)
  • Joan Aiken, English writer of children's books (The Whispering Mountain), dies at 79
  • John Toland, American political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971), dies at 91
2004 in History