Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '2004 in the United States': 2004 United States 108th United States Congress Bill Frist January 4 Mars NASA Party leaders of the United States Senate Spirit rover United States Congress Iowa January 19 John Kerry Howard Dean Vermont January 24 Opportunity rover 9/11 Commission American Airlines Flight 11 January 28 Lachrymatory agent Mace (spray) Pepper spray September 11 attacks February 1 New England Patriots Super Bowl XXXVIII 2003 invasion of Iraq Central Intelligence Agency February 3 Weapon of mass destruction Civil disobedience February 12 Same-sex marriage in the United States San Francisco February 26 Libya 76th Academy Awards Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Picture Billy Crystal February 29 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California Kodak Theatre Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King March 2 Democratic Party (United States) presidential primaries, 2004 Super Tuesday Blackwater Worldwide