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Sunday, February 1. 2004, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Sunday, February 1, 2004

Iraq: At least 56 are killed and over 200 injured when two suicide bombers hit the offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Arbil, north of Baghdad. Hundreds had gathered at the party offices for the start of Eid al-Adha.
Incidents during the Hajj: 244 Muslim pilgrims are trled to death during the ritual of the stoning of the devil at the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca).
Abdul Qadeer Khan, founder of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program, is removed from his post as a special science and technology adviser to Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf after Khan, three other scientists and three low-level Pakistan Army officers are investigated in connection with the sharing of Pakistani nuclear technology with Iran, Libya and other countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
A hajj stede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 251 pilgrims.
Super Bowl XXXVIII: The New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers 32–29 after Adam Vinatieri kicks a game-winning field goal with seconds remaining.
Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy: During the halftime show performance by Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake, one of Jackson's breasts is exposed and broadcast on the CBS broadcast of the show in what is later described as a wardrobe malfunction. CBS is fined a record $550,000 by the Federal Communications Commission later in the year and the incident precipitates an increase of the FCC fine per indecency violation from $27,500 to $325,000. See also fleeting expletive.
Source: Wikipedia