Historical Events For 2005
Sunday, 26 March 2017
Nov 01 In the year 2005 justice John Gomery releases the first part of the Gomery Commission report on corruption in the Liberal Party of Canada and the sponsorship scandal.
Nov 01 The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive in the United States for a state visit, their first overseas tour since their marriage on this day in history.
Nov 01 U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and his fellow Democrats force a closed session of the Senate over the Lewis Libby indictment on this day in history.
Nov 02 On this day in history ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.
Nov 02 On this day in history madrid: the Spanish Congress of Deputies approves the admission to formality of the new Catalan Statute of Autonomy with the support of all the groups except the People's Party (PP) that the same day filed an objection of unconstitutionality.
Nov 03 Another severe aftershock measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hits affected areas of Northern Pakistan on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history azerbaijan parliamentary election.
Nov 06 Evansville Tornado of November 205: A tornado hits western Kentucky and southwestern Indiana, killing at least 22 on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history microsoft launched Microsoft SQL Server 205, Microsoft Visual Studio 205 and Microsoft BizTalk 206 worldwide.
Nov 08 French President Jacques Chirac declares a state of emergency on the 12th day of the French civil unrest, see 205 civil unrest in France in the year 2005.
Nov 09 On this day in history at least fifty people are killed and more than 120 are injured in a series of coordinated suicide bombings in Amman, Jordan. See 205 Amman bombings.
Nov 12 On this day in history united Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan makes his first visit to Iraq since Gulf War II began and urges Iraqis to embrace a process aiming to reconcile all the country's ethnic and religious groups.
Nov 13 Andrew Stimpson, a 25-year old British man is reported as the first person proven to have been 'cured' of HIV in the year 2005.
Nov 13 Current WWE Wrestler, Eddie Guerrero, sadly passes away at the age of 38 in the year 2005.
Nov 15 An earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued in the year 2005.
Nov 15 Australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia in the year 2005.
Nov 18 The film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released in the UK and USA in the year 2005.
Nov 20 The Washington Post rebukes journalist Bob Woodward over his conduct in the CIA leak probe on this day in history.
Nov 21 The Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon announces his resignation from Likud and his intention to form a new party devoted to peace in the region, Kadima, and asks the President of Israel to call a general election on this day in history.
Nov 22 Microsoft releases the Xbox 360 gaming console in North America in the year 2005.
Nov 22 Ted Koppel steps down as host of Nightline after 25 years with the program in the year 2005.
Nov 24 The Licensing Act 203 comes into force in England and Wales, introducing flexibility in the hours during which alcoholic beverages may be sold on this day in history.
Nov 27 Manuel Zelaya is elected the new President of Honduras on this day in history.
Nov 27 The Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Montreal Alouettes 38-35 to win the 93rd Grey Cup on this day in history.
Nov 28 The Liberal Party minority government in Canada is toppled by a non-confidence vote in the House of Commons tabled by the Conservatives and backed by the Bloc Québécois and the New Democratic Party, paving the way for a federal election on January 23, 206 in the year 2005.
Nov 28 The United Nations Climate Change Conference opens in Montreal, Quebec. The conference lasted until December 9, and featured a speech by former President Bill Clinton that the George W. Bush Administration objected to on this day in history.
Nov 29 Leo O'Connor and David Keogh appear in court (see O'Connor - Keogh official secrets trial) on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 2005 surgeons in France carry out the first human face transplant.
Dec 01 On this day in history south Africa becomes the fifth country in the world where same-sex marriages are recognized.
Dec 02 Kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976 on this day in history.
Dec 02 On this day in history the £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens.
Dec 03 Birth of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, grandson of King Harald V of Norway on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history 250,00 people in Hong Kong protest for democracy.
Dec 06 An Iranian C-130 Hercules airplane crashes into a ten-story building in a civilian area of Tehran, the capital of Iran, killing all 94 people aboard and 34 residents of the building - a total of 128 people on this day in history.