2004
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2004

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Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
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2004 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2004
MMIV
Ab urbe condita2757
Armenian calendar1453
?
Assyrian calendar6754
Bahá'í calendar160-161
Balinese saka calendar1925-1926
Bengali calendar1411
Berber calendar2954
British Regnal year52 Eliz. 2 - 53 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2548
Burmese calendar1366
Byzantine calendar7512-7513
Chinese calendar? (Water Goat)
4700 or 4640
    -- to --
(Wood Monkey)
4701 or 4641
Coptic calendar1720-1721
Discordian calendar3170
Ethiopian calendar1996-1997
Hebrew calendar5764-5765
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2060-2061
 - Shaka Samvat1925-1926
 - Kali Yuga5104-5105
Holocene calendar12004
Igbo calendar1004-1005
Iranian calendar1382-1383
Islamic calendar1424-1425
Japanese calendarHeisei 16
(16?)
Javanese calendar1936-1937
Juche calendar93
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4337
Minguo calendarROC 93
93?
Nanakshahi calendar536
Thai solar calendar2547
Tibetan calendar?
(female Water-Goat)
2130 or 1749 or 977
    -- to --
?
(male Wood-Monkey)
2131 or 1750 or 978
Unix time1072915200 - 1104537599

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 3rd millennium, the 4th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2000s decade.

2004 was designated as an International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) and the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle Against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO).[1]

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Nobel Prizes

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New English words and terms

  • e-waste
  • life hack
  • paywall
  • podcast
  • roentgenium
  • Silver Alert
  • social media
  • waterboarding[70]

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