2004

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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 (link displays the full calendar) 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.

The year 2004 was designated the:

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The Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics, held in Athens.

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Titan shown in ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths. Photo captured by the Cassini spacecraft

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

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Deaths[edit]

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

May[edit]

Main article: Deaths in May 2004

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Main article: Deaths in June 2004

July[edit]

Main article: Deaths in July 2004

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Main article: Deaths in August 2004

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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