Historical Events In 2005
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Feb 25 Terrorists killed 5 people and wounded 50 people in Tel Aviv, Israel. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for attack on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt asked parliament to amend the constitution to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 205.
Mar 01 The U.S. Supreme Court rules the death penalty unconstitutional for juveniles who committed their crimes under age 18 in the year 2005.
Mar 03 In the year 2005 millionaire Steve Fossett breaks a world record by completing the first non-stop, non-refueled, solo flight around the world in the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer.2007 Total lunar eclipse.
Mar 03 The freighter M/V Karen Danielsen crashes into the Great Belt Bridge of Denmark. All traffic across the bridge is closed, effectively separating Denmark in two on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 2005 the car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers in Iraq, causing the death of one passenger and injuring two more.
Mar 04 United Nations warns that about 90 million Africans could be infected by the HIV virus in the future without further action against the spread of the disease.2006 The final contact attempt with Pioneer 10 receives no response on this day in history.
Mar 05 The 27th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is held in Australia in the year 2005.
Mar 11 In the UK, the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act 205 was finally given Royal Assent after one of the longest ever sittings by the House of Lords on this day in history.
Mar 11 Three people, including a judge, are murdered in the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia; the main suspect, Brian Nichols, surrenders to police the next day.2006 Michelle Bachelet is sworn in as the first female President of Chile in the year 2005.
Mar 13 In the year 2005 first round of Central African Republic elections.
Mar 14 In the year 2005 nearly one million people gathered for an opposition rally in Beirut, a month after the death of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri — the largest rally in Lebanon history.
Mar 14 On this day in history the People's Republic of China ratifies an anti-secession law aimed at preventing Taiwan from declaring independence.
Mar 16 On this day in history ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri, accused of the bombing of the Air India Flight 182 in 1985, are found not guilty on all counts.
Mar 19 In the year 2005 a mine blast occurs at the Xishui coal mine in Shuozhou, China, and rocks nearby Kangjiayao coal mine, killing up to 59.
Mar 19 In the year 2005 a suspected suicide bomber in Doha, Qatar, kills one person and injures about 12 others.
Mar 19 A time bomb explodes in a Muslim shrine in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 29 people and wounding 40 on this day in history.
Mar 20 At least 250 people in Japan are injured and at least one killed by when a magnitude 7 earthquake struck west of Kyushu Island, just 9km (5.5 miles) below the ocean floor in the year 2005.
Mar 21 On this day in history 10 killed in the Red Lake High School massacre in Minnesota, the worst school shooting since the Columbine High School massacre.
Mar 23 The United States' 11th Circuit Court of Appeals' 2-1 decision refuses to order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavo's feeding tube on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan reaches its climax with the overthrow of president Askar Akayev.
Mar 26 The Taiwanese government called on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of Mainland China. Around 20,00 to 30,00 attended the walk in the year 2005.
Mar 28 The 205 Sumatran earthquake struck off Sumatra, 3 months after the 204 Indian Ocean earthquake. At a magnitude of 8.7 it is the second largest earthquake since 1965 on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history pope John Paul II dies; over 4 million people travel to the Vatican to mourn him.
Apr 06 On this day in history first 13th root calculation of a 200-digit number, computed by the Frenchman Alexis Lemaire
Apr 06 In the year 2005 rainier III of Monaco dies, succeeded by his son Albert II
Apr 07 A suicide bomber blows himself up in Cairo's Khan al Khalili market, killing two foreign tourists and wounding seventeen others. A group called "Islamic Pride Brigades" claims responsibility.2009 Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for oering killings and kidnappings by security forces on this day in history.
Apr 07 MG Rover, the UK's sole remaining volume producer goes into receivership after a planned alliance with Chinese manufacturer, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation collapses on this day in history.
Apr 08 Birth of Leah Isadora Behn, granddaughter of King Harald V of Norway2006 Shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario in the year 2005.
Apr 08 On this day in history referendum in Curaçao on independence vs. integration with the Netherlands.
Apr 09 In the year 2005 tens of thousands of demonstrators, many of them supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, marched through Baghdad denouncing the U.S. occupation of Iraq, two years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and rallied in the square where his statue was toppled in 2003.
Apr 09 The marriage of The Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles takes place, after being briefly postponed after the Pope's death. Camilla assumes the titles Her Royal Highness and The Duchess of Cornwall.2006 Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is removed from office after four months in a coma on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 2005 at least twenty one people die and around fifty people are injured in a devastating fire at a hotel in central Paris.
Apr 16 On this day in history president Lucio Gutierrez of Ecuador declares a state of emergency in the capital city and dissolves the Supreme Court.