What happen in May 2004?
May 24 North Korea bans mobile phones. May 26 The New York Times publishes admission of journalistic failings, claims its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism during buildup to 2003 Iraq War helped promote belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.
What big news happened in 2004?
What Happened in 2004 Major News Events, Popular Culture, History Prices
- Greece — Summer Olympics.
- Strongest earthquake in 40 years.
- United States – Mars Spirit Rover.
- EU undergoes it’s largest expansion so far.
- Space – Cassini-Huygens Probe.
- Boston Red Sox win the World Series.
- NASA Launches Gravity Probe B.
What fun things happened in 2004?
11. Highest-Grossing Films
- Shrek 2.
- Spider-Man 2.
- Passion of the Christ.
- Meet the Fockers.
- The Incredibles.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
- The Day After Tomorrow.
- The Bourne Supremacy.
What was happening in April 2004?
Apr 16 The super liner Queen Mary 2 embarks on her first Transatlantic crossing, linking the golden age of ocean travel to the modern age of ocean travel. Apr 20 In Iraq, 12 mortars are fired on Abu Ghraib Prison by insurgents, killing 22 detainees and wounding 92.
What happened in 2004 in the UK?
26 December – 150 British people are among thousands of people killed by the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in across the South and Southeast Asia during a Christmas holiday and Boxing Day celebration.
What big events happened in 2005?
Worldwide protests occur against the Iraq War, with over 150,000 protesters in Washington, D.C. (see Opposition to the Iraq War).
What was made in 2004?
2004: A Look Back at the Technology from 10 Years Ago
- The birth of Facebook.
- The rise of Firefox.
- iPod Domination.
- Bluetooth: the future of wireless.
- HDTV and DVR.
- Skype wows the world.
- Satellite Radio redefines the platform.
- Cell Phone Innovations.
What war was happening in 2004?
President Bush announces U.S. forces have begun a military operation into Iraq.
What was going on in August 2004?
Historical Events Aug 13 Black Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Malé. Aug 13 Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area.
What happened in 2004 in the United States?
The 2004 United States presidential election is held. The United States re-elects George W. Bush of the Republican Party to a second term as President of the United States, defeating John Kerry. 11 American states ban gay marriage.
Which party was in power in the year 2005?
29 January – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Goa headed by Manohar Parrikar is reduced to a minority after four BJP MLAs resign from the 40-member house. While the Indian National Congress has staked its claim to form the new government, Parrikar has said he will prove his majority.