Biggest Events of the Year 2004

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The Top Ten

1 Indian Ocean earthquake

Measuring 9.3 on the Richter Scale creates tsunami waves that sweep across much of the coastlines of India, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia. At least 290,000 people are killed - MatrixGuy

2 Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia join the European Union
3 George Bush becomes president of USA for second time in a row
4 SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded craft to achieve space flight
5 First democratic elections held in Afghanistan
6 Mozilla Firefox 1.0 released

The popular browser has born - MatrixGuy

7 The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper in the world standing 1,676 feet (508 metres)
8 Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
9 Flight 604, a Boeing 737 owned by Flash Airlines, an Egyptian airliner, plunges into the Red Sea, killing all 148 people on board
10 Beslan school hostage crisis

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11 Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy
12 2004 Summer Olympic Games, in Athens
13 Geim and Novoselov at Manchester University discover the strongest material - graphene
14 The Nintendo DS is released in the USA and Canada
15 Pantera's guitarist, Dimebag Darrell murdered live in Columbus Ohio in Alrossa Villa Nightclub
16 Ronald Reagan dies
17 Tentacolino was released

The sequel to The Legend Of The Titanic.

18 The Passion of the Christ was released
19 Transit of Venus
20 Volcanic activity of Mount St. Helens starts
21 Murder of Theo van Gogh
22 Stephen Hillenburg resigned as the series' showrunner for Spongebob Squarepants

He originally wanted the show to end after the movie because he didn't want the show to "jump the shark".
His prediction eventually came true now that we've got all these awful modern SpongeBob episodes like The Splinter, One Coarse Meal, and A Pal for Gary.

23 The iPod Mini is released
24 Naomi Shemer dies
25 The Angry Video Game debuts
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1. Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia join the European Union
2. Indian Ocean earthquake
3. George Bush becomes president of USA for second time in a row
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