What happened this day in history December 29, 2004

What are the important events that happened on December 29, 2004? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 29, 2004: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 29, 2004 is the 364th day of the year 2004 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 2 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 16, 2004 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,104,278,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectahexacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $2,978.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who died on December 29, 2004?

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    Julius Axelrod, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)
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    Ken Burkhart, American baseball player (b. 1915)
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    Liddy Holloway, New Zealand actress (b. 1947)

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