2004

2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2004th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 4th year of the 3rd millennium, the 4th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2000s decade.

2004 was designated as:

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
2004 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
Elections – International leadersSovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/Ornithology – Meteorology – PalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
Association football (soccer) – Athletics (track and field) – Badminton – BaseballBasketball – Boxing – Cricket – Golf – Horse racing – Ice hockey – Motorsport – Road cycling – Rugby league – Rugby union – Table tennis – Tennis – Volleyball
By place
AfghanistanAlbania – Algeria – Antarctica – Argentina – Armenia – Australia – Austria – Azerbaijan – BangladeshBelgium – Bhutan – Bosnia and HerzegovinaBrazilCanadaCape VerdeChileChina – Colombia – Costa Rica – Croatia – Cuba – Denmark – El Salvador – Egypt – Estonia – Ethiopia – European Union – Finland – France – Georgia – GermanyGhanaGreece – Guatemala – HungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsrael – Italy – Japan – Kenya – KuwaitLaos – Latvia – Libya – Lithuania – LuxembourgMacauMalaysiaMexico – Moldova – Myanmar – NepalNetherlandsNew Zealand – Nigeria – North KoreaNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippines – Poland – RomaniaRussiaRwanda – Serbia – SingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpain – Sri Lanka – SwedenTaiwan – Tanzania – ThailandTurkey – Ukraine – United Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States – Venezuela – Vietnam – Yemen – Zimbabwe
Other topics
Awards – Law – Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works – Introductions
Works entering the public domain
2004 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2004
MMIV
Ab urbe condita2757
Armenian calendar1453
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԳ
Assyrian calendar6754
Bahá'í calendar160–161
Balinese saka calendar1925–1926
Bengali calendar1411
Berber calendar2954
British Regnal year52 Eliz. 2 – 53 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2548
Burmese calendar1366
Byzantine calendar7512–7513
Chinese calendar癸未(Water Goat)
4700 or 4640
    — to —
甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
4701 or 4641
Coptic calendar1720–1721
Discordian calendar3170
Ethiopian calendar1996–1997
Hebrew calendar5764–5765
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2060–2061
 - Shaka Samvat1925–1926
 - Kali Yuga5104–5105
Holocene calendar12004
Igbo calendar1004–1005
Iranian calendar1382–1383
Islamic calendar1424–1425
Japanese calendarHeisei 16
(平成16年)
Javanese calendar1936–1937
Juche calendar93
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4337
Minguo calendarROC 93
民國93年
Nanakshahi calendar536
Thai solar calendar2547
Tibetan calendar阴水羊年
(female Water-Goat)
2130 or 1749 or 977
    — to —
阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
2131 or 1750 or 978
Unix time1072915200 – 1104537599

Events

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal

New English words and terms

  • e-waste
  • life hack
  • paywall
  • podcast
  • roentgenium
  • Silver Alert
  • social media
  • waterboarding[31]

References

  1. ^ "Egypt plane crash claims 148 lives". BBC News. 2004-01-03. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  2. ^ Jeffery, Simon; agencies (2004-02-26). "Macedonian president killed in plane crash". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  3. ^ "Embattled Aristide quits Haiti". BBC News. 2004-02-29. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  4. ^ Burns, John F.; Gettleman, Jeffrey (2004-03-02). "Blasts at Shiite Ceremonies in Iraq Kill More Than 140". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  5. ^ "elmundo.es. Documento: Auto del 11-M".
  6. ^ ZoomNews (in spanish). The 192nd victim (Laura Vega) died in 2014, after a decade in coma in a hospital of Madrid. She was the last hospitalized injured person.
  7. ^ "First South Atlantic hurricane hits Brazil". USA Today. 2004-01-29. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  8. ^ Association, Press (2004-04-02). "Seven join Nato in biggest expansion". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  9. ^ "Hamas leader killed in Israeli airstrike". CNN. 2004-04-17. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  10. ^ Sachs, Susan (2004-04-25). "Greek Cypriots Reject a U.N. Peace Plan". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  11. ^ "EU welcomes 10 new members". CNN. 2004-05-01. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  12. ^ Long, Tony (2004-06-21). "SpaceShipOne Reaches Space". Wired. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  13. ^ "US hands over power in Iraq". The Guardian. 2004-06-28. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  14. ^ "Cassini probe enters Rhea orbit". BBC News. 2004-07-01. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  15. ^ "Some Russians still live in the USSR - PravdaReport". English.pravda.ru. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  16. ^ Malik, Tariq (2004-08-03). "NASA Sends Mercury a MESSENGER". Space.com. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  17. ^ "Olympics open in Athens". BBC News. 2004-08-13. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  18. ^ "Armed robbers steal 'The Scream'". CNN. 2004-08-23. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  19. ^ Stewart, Will (2014-09-01). "The Beslan survivors' decade of hell". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  20. ^ "Hezbollah disarmament unclear". CNN. 2005-05-06. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
  21. ^ Urquhart, Conal (2004-10-08). "Dozens killed in bomb blasts at Sinai resorts". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
  22. ^ "2004 Federal Election".
  23. ^ "Cavers smash world depth record". BBC News. 2005-04-22. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
  24. ^ "SCADPlus: A Constitution for Europe". Europa. Archived from the original on January 4, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
  25. ^ Leonard, David (2006-09-03). "SMART-1 Space Probe Slams into the Moon". Space. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
  26. ^ Schneider, William. "Ukraine's 'Orange Revolution'". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  27. ^ "France shows off tallest bridge". BBC News. 2004-12-14. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  28. ^ "Deadly Attack on U.S. Military Base". Fox News. 2004-12-22. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  29. ^ "Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary: Memorial events held". BBC News. 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  30. ^ "World's tallest building opens". BBC News. 2004-12-31. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  31. ^ "Time Traveler by Merriam-Webster: Words from 2004". merriam-webster.com. Retrieved May 10, 2018.

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