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This article is about the year 2004.
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2004 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2004
MMIV
Ab urbe condita 2757
Armenian calendar 1453
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԳ
Assyrian calendar 6754
Bahá'í calendar 160–161
Bengali calendar 1411
Berber calendar 2954
British Regnal year 52 Eliz. 2 – 53 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2548
Burmese calendar 1366
Byzantine calendar 7512–7513
Chinese calendar 癸未(Water Goat)
4700 or 4640
    — to —
甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
4701 or 4641
Coptic calendar 1720–1721
Discordian calendar 3170
Ethiopian calendar 1996–1997
Hebrew calendar 5764–5765
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2060–2061
 - Shaka Samvat 1926–1927
 - Kali Yuga 5105–5106
Holocene calendar 12004
Igbo calendar 1004–1005
Iranian calendar 1382–1383
Islamic calendar 1424–1425
Japanese calendar Heisei 16
(平成16年)
Juche calendar 93
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4337
Minguo calendar ROC 93
民國93年
Thai solar calendar 2547
Unix time 1072915200–1104537599

2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC) 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:

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The tsunami caused by the December 26, 2004 earthquake strikes Ao Nang, Thailand.

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Main article: Deaths in 2004

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Main article: Deaths in March 2004

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Main article: Deaths in April 2004

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Main article: Deaths in May 2004

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Main article: Deaths in June 2004

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Main article: Deaths in July 2004

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "22 killed in Baghdad mortar attack". Usatoday.Com. 2004-04-20. Retrieved 2015-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b New York Civil Liberties Union Recap – fact is on page 7 of the PDF.
  3. ^ "Some Russians still live in the USSR - PravdaReport". English.pravda.ru. Retrieved 2015-11-25. 

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Haaretz

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Sun Sentinel

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The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:59:37 -0800

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XXLMAG.COM

XXLMAG.COM
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:11:15 -0800

The video in question shows a much younger Kanye West during a visit to Tim Westwood's show in January 2004, just before the release of his debut album, The College Dropout. Joining him are two-thirds of the Roc-A-Fella brain trust: Dame Dash and ...
 
Bloomberg
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:15:00 -0800

The company restated reserves for the period from 1997 to 2002, and made further changes in 2003 and 2004. The ensuing scandal led to fines in the U.S. and U.K., hundred of millions of dollars of payments to settle investor lawsuits, the ouster of the ...

HotNewHipHop

HotNewHipHop
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:48:45 -0800

UK DJ Tim Westwood has been generous with us recently. He recently let loose old Eminem & Proof and DMX freestyles, and apparently isn't done yet. Today we get a video of Kanye West freestyling from 2004. Yeezy raps over “Slow Jamz,” “Change ...

NBCNews.com

The Source
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:26:15 -0800

In a surprising twist in the Bill Cosby sexual assault controversy, a Pennsylvania judge dismissed a bid from Cosby's lawyers to have the case dismissed due to an agreement made between Cosby and the former District Attorney of Montgomery County, Bruce ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:46:16 -0800

Etan Patz's parents asked a Manhattan court Wednesday to toss a 2004 ruling that Jose Ramos, a convicted pedophile then behind bars in Pennsylvania, was responsible for their son's abduction and death when the child vanished in 1979. In an affidavit ...
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