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Historical Events Happened In 2005

Friday, 18 April 2014

Jul 19   President Bush nominates Appeals Court Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. to the United States Supreme Court, following the retirement of Sandra Day O'Connor on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Canada's Civil Marriage Act, legalizing same-sex marriage, receives Royal Assent on this day in history.  

Jul 21   A terrorist attack on London, similar to the July 7 attacks, includes 4 attempted bomb attacks on 3 Underground trains and a London bus. The bombs failed to explode properly, and only one injury was reported on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history a Brazilian electrician, Jean Charles de Menezes, is shot dead at a London underground station by police who mistake him for a suicide bomber.  

Jul 23   On this day in history a series of blasts in a resort town in Egypt. See July 23, 205 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks.  

Jul 24   On this day in history lance Armstrong wins a record seventh straight Tours de France before his scheduled retirement.  

Jul 26   Launch for Space Shuttle Discovery "Return To Flight" mission STS-114. This is the first Space Shuttle flight in nearly two and a half years since the breakup of Columbia on its return from mission STS-107 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history mumbai and Mumbai Conurbation area was submerged in 5-7 ft water due to heavy rains and making nearby dams release water causing massive flood, which virtually stopped the financial capital of India for 4-5 days.  

Jul 28   The Provisional IRA issues a statement formally ordering an end to the armed campaign it has pursued since 1969 and ordering all its units to dump their arms on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history air France Flight 358 bursts into flames after overshooting the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport; all aboard survive.  

Aug 06   On this day in history an ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board.  

Aug 06   Death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Space Shuttle Discovery returns to Edwards Air Force Base at 0814 EDT, completing STS-114, "Return to Flight." on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Helios Airways Flight 522 crashes into a mountain in Greece, killing 121 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history the XX World Youth Day begins in Cologne, Germany.  

Aug 16   On this day in history west Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes into a mountain in Venezuela, killing 152 passengers.  

Aug 17   On this day in history bangladesh is hit by bomb explosions. [2]  

Aug 17   On this day in history sellapan Ramanathan gains victory in the Singapore Presidential elections, 205.  

Aug 17   The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history bTK killer Dennis Rader is sentenced to 10 consecutive life sentences.  

Aug 18   On this day in history peace Mission 205, the first joint China-Russia military exercise, begins its 8-day training on the Shandong peninsula.  

Aug 21   On this day in history british Rock Band The Rolling Stones kicks off their a Bigger Bang tour with a show in Fenway Park, Boston  

Aug 22   On this day in history a 4.1-kg (9-pound) meteorite crashes into the Dotito area of Zambezi Escarpment in Zimbabwe, leaving a 15-cm (6-inch) crater.  

Aug 23   On this day in history israel's unilateral disengagement from 25 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and West Bank ends.  

Aug 24   On this day in history hong Kong High Court Judge Michael Hartmann rules that sodomy laws were unconstitutional.  

Aug 26   Jean Michel Jarre's "Space of Freedom" concert in Gdansk, Poland commemorating the 25th anniversary of the creation of Solidarnosc ("Solidarity" trade union) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   On this day in history terrorist wounds 52 at bus station in Beersheba, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack.  

Aug 29   On this day in history at least 1,604 are killed, and severe damage is caused along the U.S. Gulf Coast, as Hurricane Katrina strikes the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastal areas.  

Aug 31   On this day in history a crowd crush on the Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad kills several hundred civilians (see Baghdad bridge stampede).  

Sep 01   Oil prices rise sharply following economic effects of Hurricane Katrina on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Sellapan Ramanathan is sworn-in for a second term of office as the President of Singapore on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history clashes between protesters and Israeli forces in Bil'in.  

Sep 03   William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, dies on this day in history.  

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Jan 01   Shirley Chisholm, American politician (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history death of death of Bob Matsui, U.S. Congressman from California (b. 1941)2006 Sydney, Australia, has its hottest day on record, when the city swelters in 45°C (113° F) heat.  

Jan 01   Death of Shirley Chisholm, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of maclyn McCarty, American geneticist (b. 1911)  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (b. 1917)  

Jan 04   Alton Tobey, American artist (b. 1914) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) (b. 1954) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925) died on this day in history.