The year 2004 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 2004 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2004 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 May
08 MaySri Lankan spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan set the record for most Test wickets with 521 wickets.
15 MayArsenal Football Club became the first team in the English Premier League to become champions without losing a single match.
18 MayIsraeli soldiers killed 19 Palestinians in Israel's Rafa displaced camp.
23 MayIn Bangladesh, 250 drowned in the Meghna river due to the storm.
24 MayNorth Korea banned mobile phones.
06 JuneFormer US President Roland Reagan passed away.
18 JuneChad's troops killed 69 Sudanese militias.
26 JuneShujaat Hussain became the new caretaker Prime Minister following the resignation of Pakistan Prime Minister Jamali.
05 JulyThe first presidential election was held in Indonesia.
05 JulyGreece made history by winning the Euro Cup 2004 football competition.
23 JulyKing of Hindi films, Mahmud Ali, died.
15 SeptemberWoman of the Year ' honor to British citizen Gurinder Chadha.
17 SeptemberThe European Parliament passed a resolution banning the Maldives.
23 SeptemberAt least 1,070 people died in the post-hurricane floods in Haiti.
12 OctoberPakistan test-fired the Gauri-1 missile.
18 OctoberThe notorious Chandan smuggler Veerappan was killed.
23 OctoberThe earthquake in Japan left 85 thousand people homeless.
24 OctoberBrazil conducted the first successful rocket test in space.
28 October4000-year-old mausoleums were unearthed in Beijing, the capital of China. EU negotiations with Iraq on nuclear issue fail.
03 NovemberUS President George Bush was elected President of the United States for the second time on November 3.
06 NovemberRussia ratified the Kyoto Agreement.
02 AugustLindsay Davenport of America won the women's singles title of San Diago Tennis Championship by defeating Russia's Miscini.
03 AugustThe American spacecraft Messenger departed for the planet Mercury.
04 AugustNASA' named Altix supercomputer Casey as Kalpana Chavna.
13 AugustThe 28th Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece.
23 AugustAmerica's Justin Gatlin became the fastest runner on Earth by winning the 100-meter Ferrata race.
04 DecemberMaria Julia Mantila Garcia of Peru was voted Miss World 2004.
07 DecemberHamid Karzai was sworn in as the first elected President of Afghanistan.
31 December175 people died in a fire at a nightclub in Buenos Aires Argentina).
03 JanuaryAll 148 people aboard were killed in the crash of the Boeing 737 aircraft 604 by Egyptian airline Flash Airlines.
12 JanuaryThe world's largest seaplane, the RMS Queen Mary 2, began its maiden voyage.
23 JanuaryIn Madhya Pradesh, a complete ban on cow slaughter came into force.
26 JanuaryAfghan President Hamid Karzai signed the new constitution of the country.
31 JanuaryFamous playback singer and actress Suraiya Jamal Sheikh died.
02 FebruarySwiss tennis player Roger Federer set a record for the first consecutive ranking for 237 weeks.
04 FebruaryMark Zuckerberg founded the social networking website Facebook.
19 FebruaryApproval by more than 50 countries of the Stockholm Treaty banning pesticides and industrial chemicals.
24 FebruaryRussian President Vladimir Putin removed Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov from his post.
26 FebruaryMacedonia's President Berris Trej Kovski died in a plane crash.
27 FebruaryA terrorist bombed a boat in the Philippines killing 116 people.
29 FebruaryAlexander Kellary of International Space Station passenger Michelle Foley landed in space, but returned to the station again due to a malfunction in the space suit.
01 MarchThe President of Russia appointed Mikhail Fradkov as Prime Minister. As Haiti's President Bartara Esistade left the country and fled to South Africa.
02 MarchDuring the Iraq War, the terrorist organization Al Qaeda killed 170 people, injured more than 500.
09 MarchPakistan has 2000 km Successfully test-fired the missile to reach a surface with a firepower of.
11 MarchA series of bomb blasts on the rail network in Spain's capital Madrid killed 191 people.
14 MarchThe constitution was amended to provide legal recognition to private property in China.
17 MarchNASA's Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury.
19 MarchThe US sued China for the first time at the World Trade Organization.
29 MarchIreland becomes the first country to ban smoking at workplaces.
01 AprilMarek Belka became the new Prime Minister of Poland.
13 AprilIn Antigua, Brian Lara played a historic innings of 400 runs against England.
15 AprilLTTE militant V. Muralitharan associated with the Rajiv Gandhi assassination was killed in Colombo.
21 April68 killed in missile attack in Basra.
25 AprilRecord a minimum of 35 runs in one day matches against Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe.
30 April10 US soldiers killed in violence in Fazula Iraq).
04 JanuaryMikhail Saakashvili was elected President of Georgia.
28 FebruaryGigli won the 24th Golden Raspberry Award.
01 MarchMohammad Bahr al-Uloom became the President of Iraq.
22 April150 people died after two fuel trains Ryongchun collided in North Korea.
17 MayMassachusetts became the first US state to legalize gay marriage.
24 JuneThe death penalty was declared unconstitutional in New York.
03 JulyThe metro system was officially inaugurated in Bangkok.
13 AugustThe 28th Olympic Games were played in Athens, Greece.
09 SeptemberA bomb exploded outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.
02 OctoberAmerican Samoa joins the North American numbering scheme.
30 NovemberLion Air Flight Surakarta, 26 killed and 538 injured in an accident in Central Java, Indonesia.
21 DecemberIraqi rebels attacked an American military base in the city of Mosul, killing 22 people.
01 JanuaryThe new team USC Trojans won victory over the team Michigan Wolverines in Rose Bowl.
02 JanuaryThe Stardust space probe flew by the comet Wild 2 and collected particle samples from its coma, which were later returned to Earth.
04 JanuarySpiri, the first of two roversof NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission, landed successfully on Mars at 04:35 Ground UTC.
04 JanuaryPrime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke, leaving Ehud Olmert as Acting Prime Minister.
08 JanuaryRMS Queen Mary 2 at the time the longest, widestand tallest passenger ship ever built, was christened by her namesake'sgranddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
09 JanuaryTwenty-eight illegal Albanian emigrants died when their inflatable boat installed near the Karaburun Peninsula while on the way to Brindisi, Italy.
09 JanuaryMahmoud Abbas was elected President of the Palestinian National Authority to replace Yasser Arafat, who died in 2004.
10 JanuaryHelge Fossmo, the village priest of Knut, Sweden,orchestrated the murders of his wife and his neighbor, a crime that shocked the country.
25 JanuaryMars Exploration Rover Opportunity landed on Mars and rolled into Eagle crater, a small crater onthe Meridiani Planum.
29 JanuaryIn the 16th academy awards Oscar ceremonies Sean Penn and Charlize Theron win lead acting awards sweeping all the eleven nominations like Billy Crystal's hosts Lord of the kings. The return of the King.
01 FebruaryDuring the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, JanetJackson's breast was exposed by Justin Timberlake in what was laterreferred to as a 'wardrobe malfunction', resulting in an immediatecrackdown and widespread debate on perceived indecency in U.S.broadcasting.
02 FebruarySwiss tennis player Roger Federer became the No. 1 ranked men'ssingles player, a position he held for a record 237 weeks.
04 FebruaryFour Harvard University students launched the popular social networking website Facebook from their dorm room.
05 FebruaryThe Revolutionary Artibonite Resistance Front capturedGonaïves, Haiti, starting a coup d'état against the government ofPresident Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
08 FebruaryMajor awards of 46th grammy awards are won by cold play, Out Kast, Richard mann, Luther Vandross Christina Aguilera and Justin Timber Lake.
27 FebruaryThe initial version of the John Jay Report, with details aboutthe Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, was released.
29 FebruaryIn the 16th Academy Awards Oscar Ceremony, Sean Penn and Charlize Theron won lead acting awards sweeping all the eleven nominations like Billy Crystals hosts, Lord of the Rings, The return of the King.
11 MarchA series of simultaneous bombings on Cercanías commuter train skilled 191 people and wounded more than 1,800 in Madrid.
01 AprilGoogle introduced a free web-based service that compulsorily provides users with an unprecedented 1000 megabyte storage for spam.
22 AprilFlammical cargo exploded at Yongchen station in Ryongachon, North Korea, killing 160 people.
30 AprilThe New Yorker magazine posted an article and auxiliary postpaid on 10 May, in which the details of torture and murder were given by American personnel of prisoners in Abu Poor prisoner Baghdad.
01 May2004 European Union expanded on 1 May as Cyprus, Czech Republic
06 MayThe finale episode of the 10th and final season of Television SCCOM friends was aired on NBC in the United States on May 6, 2004. This episode is the sixth most seen overall television series fiance in American television history.
07 MayAmerican businessman Nikark Berg was beheaded by terrorist jihadi group Muntada al-Ansar on 7 May 2004. The terrorist group posted a video titled AB Abu Musab al-Jervi Slaters the America, which was about five and half a minute long, which collapsed.
09 MayThe first President of the Chechen Republic, Akhamad Kadirov and around 30 others were killed by a bomb during the World War II memorial Vijay Parade at Grozni.
14 MayOn May 14, 2004, the South Korean Constitutional Court reversed the allegations of impeachment on Ro-Mu-Hune as President. He was accused of illegal electrification but the incident made him and the Uri party more popular and the Uri Party became the ruling party.
17 MayMassachusetts became the first US state to issue a single-sex marriage license on 17 May 2004. Massachusetts, Belgium, Ontario, British Columbia and Massachusetts ranks sixth in the world.
28 MayAyad Allavi was unanimously selected by Iraqi Governing Casel to be the interim Prime Minister of Iraq.
04 JuneIn Granbi, Colorado, USA, Marvin Hemeir went on a revolt revised bulldozer on a zoning dispute, destroying many buildings and committed suicide.
11 JuneCassini-Hugees, Saturn's Moon makes its nearest flybai to Faebe. Cassini-Husens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to the planet Saturn. It is a major category NASA-ESA-Asi robotic spacecraft. Cassini is the fourth space investigation to travel to Shani and is the first to enter class. Its mission still continues till 2015.
21 JuneSpaceship became the first privately funded space aircraft to achieve forest spaceflight. Spaceship One is a suborbital air-lanched spaceplane that completed the first manned private spaceflight. It was developed and flowed by Mojave aerospace ventures, which was a joint venture between Paul Alan and Scallad Composite, Burt Ratan's aviation company. Alan provided the US $ 25 million money.
21 JuneSpaceship One completed the first privately financed human spacecraft.
21 JuneSpace Ship One completed the first privately funded human spacecraft.
28 JuneThe coalition was dissolved after handing over the rule of Iraq to the Iraqi interim government.
05 JulyIndonesia held its first direct presidential election, after the second round on 20 September, Susilo Bambang was the election of Bambang Yudhoyono.
08 JulyAfter 19 months of trial, American Marine Corps Major Major Brownwasa convicted a court in Nahin, Okinawa for attempting indecency on Philipina Bartender.
16 JulyChicago's Millennium Park, currently the world's largest roof garden, opened.
03 AugustThe Statue of Liberty is publicly open for the first time since the September 11 incident.
13 AugustThe opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, was displayed worldwide.
13 AugustHurricane Charlie attacked the US State of Florida after Hurricane Charlie damaged the Tropical Storm Bonnie state.
24 AugustNearly 90 people died after suicide bomber attacked the attackers flying out of Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow.
26 AugustThe US Census Bureau has revealed new figures that have kept the amount of poor people in the US 35.9 million, which is an increase of more than 1 million.
03 SeptemberAfter two days of deadlock, Islamist terrorists killed about 340 hostages inside a school in Beslan, Russia.
07 SeptemberHurricane Ivan made a landfall on Granada and destroyed at least 85% of the island.
08 SeptemberTyphoon Songda has been affecting the islands of Japan for 4 days and although it is just considered a tropical storm. It is still a widespread damage.
15 SeptemberHurricane Ivan Alabama and Florida Hits around 30.
25 SeptemberChad, Mali, Gambia, Niger and Mauritania, including West Africa, suffer from the worst plague of locusts in 40 years. The grasshoppers are cleaning thousands of acres of land. Due to the vast number of Swar, such high pesticides are unable to keep control.
30 SeptemberJapanese researchers took the first pictures of a living veteran in their natural habitat.
09 OctoberAfghanistan held its first democratic election with 75 percent estimate of voting of registered voters of the country.
18 OctoberSPDC Chairman Senior General Than Shwe announced that Bermiceprime Minister Khin Nyant was allowed to retire on 'health basis, but was then arrested.
19 OctoberIrish aid worker Margaret Hasan was abducted by the kidnappers in Baghdad, who killed him after about four weeks.
27 OctoberBoston Red Sox completed a sweep of St. Louis Cardinalsto to win the first championship of the club in 86 years.
29 OctoberRepresentatives of the member states of European unions represented the European Constitution in Rome.
02 NovemberThe Dutch film director Theo Van Gogge, whose film submission was important for the treatment of women in Islam, was murdered by Mohammad Borori.
06 NovemberA man who tried to commit suicide parked his car on railway tracks in Ufon Narvat, Berkshire, England, killing seven people after derailing.
22 NovemberLarge scale protests began across Ukraine due to the presidential election allegations between Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych and opposition leader Victor Yushchenko.
14 DecemberCuba and Venezuela founded the Bolivarian Alliance for Omerix.
17 DecemberThe President Bush signs the 2004 intelligence reform and terrorism Act that reorganizes intelligence agencies and leads to the National Security Director.
31 DecemberIn Xinyi District, Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan, opened the island as the world's highest skyscraper.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2004 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
06 MayChina considered Sikkim as part of India.
28 SeptemberThe World Bank named India as the fourth largest economy in the world.
08 OctoberMonsanto's patent on Indian wheat revoked.
03 DecemberIndia and Pakistan agreed to restore rail connectivity between Munabav and Khokrapar after 40 years.
23 December9th Prime Minister of India Narasimha Rao passed away.
26 DecemberA tsunami caused by a 9.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale caused widespread devastation in Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives and surrounding areas, killing 2,30,000 people.
13 MarchIndian sitar maestro Vilayat Khan died.
09 AprilThe Supreme Court of Portugal requested a re-review of the extradition order of India, the wanted mafia gangster Abu Salem, in several criminal cases in India.
06 JuneTamil was declared as the classical language of India by President APJ Abdul Kalam. This decision was taken after a joint parliamentary meeting in which both houses of Parliament participated- Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
06 JuneDuring the joint meeting of both houses of Indian Parliament, President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam announced that Tamil should be made India's legal recognized classical language.
26 DecemberEarthquake, the largest in 40 years, attacks the Pacific Ocean near Sumatra, triggering a large -scale Indian Ocean tsunami, killing 266,000 people in the coastal areas of Asia and Africa.

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