What happened this day in history October 29, 2004

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

October 29, 2004: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 29, 2004 is the 303rd day of the year 2004 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 63 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

When this day started, 18,316,800 minutes 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 ‘trihectatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,244.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 29, 2004 Historical Events

  • 2004
    In Rome, European heads of state sign the Treaty and Final Act establishing the first European Constitution which, however, failed to be ratified by all signatory countries and therefore never entered into force.
  • 2004
    The Arabic news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.

Who died on October 29, 2004?

  • 2004
    Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (b. 1923)
  • 2004
    Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 2004
    Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936)

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