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2004 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2004
MMIV
Ab urbe condita 2757
Armenian calendar 1453
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Assyrian calendar 6754
Bahá'í calendar 160–161
Bengali calendar 1411
Berber calendar 2954
British Regnal year Script error
Buddhist calendar 2548
Burmese calendar 1366
Byzantine calendar 7512–7513
Chinese calendar [[Sexagenary cycle|Template:Chinese calendar/year/]]年月日
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[[Sexagenary cycle|Template:Chinese calendar/year/]]年月日
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Coptic calendar 1720–1721
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
 - Ǹrí Ìgbò 1004–1005
Iranian calendar 1382–1383
Islamic calendar 1424–1425
Japanese calendar [[Template:Nengo|Template:Japanese era]] Template:Japanese year number
(Template:Japanese eraTemplate:Japanese year number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
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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 , the 4th year of the , and the 5th year of the decade.

2004 was designated as the International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) and the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle Against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO).[citation needed]


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New English words and termsEdit

  • e-waste
  • life hack
  • paywall
  • podcast
  • roentgenium
  • Silver Alert
  • social media
  • waterboarding[32]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Egypt plane crash claims 148 lives". 2004-01-03. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3365721.stm. Retrieved 2017-01-25. 
  2. Jeffery, Simon; agencies (2004-02-26). "Macedonian president killed in plane crash" (in en-GB). The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/feb/26/balkans. 
  3. "Embattled Aristide quits Haiti". 2004-02-29. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3519821.stm. 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. https://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/02/international/middleeast/blasts-at-shiite-ceremonies-in-iraq-kill-more-than.html. 
  5. "elmundo.es. Documento: Auto del 11-M". http://www.elmundo.es/documentos/2006/04/11/auto_11m.html. 
  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". 2004-01-29. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/news/2004-03-28-brazil-storm_x.htm. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  8. Association, Press (2004-04-02). "Seven join Nato in biggest expansion" (in en-GB). The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/apr/02/nato. 
  9. "Hamas leader killed in Israeli airstrike". 2004-04-17. http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/meast/04/17/mideast.violence/. 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. https://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/25/world/greek-cypriots-reject-a-un-peace-plan.html. 
  11. "EU welcomes 10 new members". 2004-05-01. http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/europe/04/30/eu.enlargement/. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  12. Long, Tony (2004-06-21). "SpaceShipOne Reaches Space". https://www.wired.com/2011/06/0621spaceshipone-first-private-spacecraft/. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  13. "US hands over power in Iraq" (in en-GB). US hands over power in Iraq. 2004-06-28. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/jun/28/iraq.iraq1. 
  14. "Cassini probe enters Rhea orbit". 2004-07-01. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3846195.stm. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  15. "Some Russians still live in the USSR - PravdaReport". English.pravda.ru. July 6, 2011. http://english.pravda.ru/society/stories/06-07-2011/118409-soviet_passport-0/. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  16. https://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/04/world/6-are-charged-with-murder-after-paraguay-store-fire.html
  17. Malik, Tariq (2004-08-03). "NASA Sends Mercury a MESSENGER". NASA Sends Mercury a MESSENGER. http://www.space.com/210-nasa-sends-mercury-messenger.html. 
  18. "Olympics open in Athens". 2004-08-13. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/olympics_2004/3557922.stm. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  19. "Armed robbers steal 'The Scream'". 2004-08-23. http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/europe/08/22/scream.theft/. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  20. Stewart, Will (2014-09-01). "The Beslan survivors' decade of hell". The Beslan survivors' decade of hell. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2739729/The-Beslan-survivors-decade-hell-Ten-years-horrific-school-siege-children-caught-suffering-five-case-studies.html. 
  21. Urquhart, Conal (2004-10-08). "Dozens killed in bomb blasts at Sinai resorts" (in en-GB). The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/oct/08/israel.travelnews. 
  22. "2004 Federal Election". http://australianpolitics.com/elections/federal-2004. 
  23. "Cavers smash world depth record". 2005-04-22. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4472585.stm. Retrieved 2017-02-07. 
  24. "Indonesian President Is Sworn In, Promising a Cleaner Government". 2004-10-21. https://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/21/world/asia/indonesian-president-is-sworn-in-promising-a-cleaner-government.html. Retrieved 2019-04-18. 
  25. "SCADPlus: A Constitution for Europe" (in en). http://europa.eu/scadplus/constitution/introduction_en.htm. Retrieved 2017-02-07. 
  26. Leonard, David (2006-09-03). "SMART-1 Space Probe Slams into the Moon". SMART-1 Space Probe Slams into the Moon. http://www.space.com/2839-smart-1-space-probe-slams-moon.html. 
  27. Schneider, William. "Ukraine's 'Orange Revolution'" (in en-US). The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2004/12/ukraines-orange-revolution/305157/. 
  28. "France shows off tallest bridge". 2004-12-14. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4091813.stm. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  29. "Deadly Attack on U.S. Military Base" (in en-US). Fox News. 2004-12-22. http://www.foxnews.com/story/2004/12/22/deadly-attack-on-us-military-base.html. 
  30. "Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary: Memorial events held" (in en-GB). BBC News. 2014-12-26. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30602159. 
  31. "World's tallest building opens". 2004-12-31. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3269477.stm. Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  32. "Time Traveler by Merriam-Webster: Words from 2004". https://www.merriam-webster.com/time-traveler/2004. Retrieved May 10, 2018. 
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