Historical Events In 2005
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
May 25 Liverpool F.C. win the UEFA Champions League by defeating AC Milan 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Istanbul in the year 2005.
May 25 On this day in history the Acting Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang, resigned for participating in the Chief Executive Election in July. As a result, Henry Tang and Michael Suen had become the Acting Chief Executive and Acting Chief Secretary for Administration respectively.2007 Ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.
May 29 On this day in history french referendum on the European Constitution votes resoundingly to reject.
May 31 On this day in history w. Mark Felt is confirmed to be Deep Throat.
Jun 01 Dutch referendum on the European Constitution votes to reject, the second country to do so on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history the construction of Northrop Grumman X-47B, the world's first unmanned surveillance attack aircraft that can operate from both land bases and aircraft carriers, was launched.
Jun 05 On this day in history switzerland votes to join the Schengen area and to allow same-sex partnerships.
Jun 06 Apple Computer announces in a keynote address that they would begin production of Intel-chiped Macintosh computers in 206 in the year 2005.
Jun 06 Syrian Vice President Abdul Halim Khaddam resigns on this day in history.
Jun 08 Birth of Irene Urdangarin, granddaughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain in the year 2005.
Jun 13 On this day in history death of Álvaro Cunhal, former General-Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party and a major figure among European communists.
Jun 13 Singer Michael Jackson acquitted of all charges of harming children (see 205 trial of Michael Jackson) on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history a 6.7 aftershock, which followed a 5.3 earthquake the previous day, hits California making it the fourth earthquake since June 12 in California. (California earthquakes of June 205)
Jun 17 In the year 2005 because of "quadruple-witching" options and futures expiration, the New York Stock Exchange sees the heaviest first-hour trading on record. 704 million shares were traded between 9:30-10:30 A.M. 1.92 billion shares were traded for the day.
Jun 19 In the year 2005 election in the Autonomous Community of Galicia, Spain — preliminary results show that Manuel Fraga and the Partido Popular lose control of the autonomous parliament.
Jun 21 In the year 2005 volna booster rocket carrying the first light sail spacecraft (a joint Russian-United States project) failed 83 seconds after its launch, destroying the spacecraft.
Jun 26 In the year 2005 birth of Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, daughter of Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Jun 27 In the year 2005 new York State Assemblyman Will Stephens inadvertently sends an email to his constituents referring to them as 'idiots'.
Jun 28 Queen Elizabeth II conducts the International Fleet Review of 167 international warships in the Solent, as part of the Trafalgar 20 celebrations in the year 2005.
Jun 30 In the year 2005 spain joins Belgium and the Netherlands in permitting same-sex marriage.
Jul 01 In the year 2005 dengue outbreak in Singapore in Singapore killing 27 people
Jul 01 Yellow fever in Mali on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history live 8, a series of 10 simultaneous concerts take place throughout the world, raising interest in the Make Poverty History campaign.
Jul 04 NASA's "Copper bullet" from Deep Impact spacecraft hits Comet Tempel 1, creating a crater for scientific studies in the year 2005.
Jul 04 In the year 2005 violent G8 demonstrations occur in Gleneagles, Scotland.
Jul 06 The European Parliament rejects the Directive on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions in its second reading in the codecision procedure on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history the International Olympic Committee awards the 2012 Summer Olympics to London.
Jul 07 Al-Qaeda admits to the killing of Egypt's Ambassador, Ihab al-Sherif.2007 Venus Williams wins the Women's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fourth time on this day in history.
Jul 07 Four explosions rock the transport network in London, three on the London Underground and one on a bus. 56 people died and over 70 were injured. See 7 July 205 London bombings in the year 2005.
Jul 10 Hurricane Dennis strikes near Navarre Beach, Florida as a Category 3 storm killing 10 people, after killing over 50 people in the Caribbean on this day in history.
Jul 10 Luxembourgish referendum on the European Constitution votes to accept on this day in history.
Jul 12 Terrorists kill 5 people and wound 90 people in a crowded mall in Netanya, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history three trains collide in the Ghotki rail crash in Ghotki, Pakistan, killing over 150 people.
Jul 14 A mortar fired from the Gaza strip kills Dana Galkowicz, in the Netiv Haasara Moshav on this day in history.