Historical Events In 2005
Sunday, 19 September 2021
Jul 16 On this day in history harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth book of the Harry Potter saga by the British writer J. K. Rowling, is released.
Jul 17 The Disneyland Resort celebrates its 50th birthday in the year 2005.
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 in the year 2005.
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 In the year 2005 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 A series of blasts in a resort town in Egypt. See July 23, 205 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks on this day in history.
Jul 24 Lance Armstrong wins a record seventh straight Tours de France before his scheduled retirement in the year 2005.
Jul 26 On this day in history 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.
Jul 26 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 in the year 2005.
Jul 28 On this day in history 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.
Aug 02 Air France Flight 358 bursts into flames after overshooting the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport; all aboard survive on this day in history.
Aug 06 An ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board in the year 2005.
Aug 06 Death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938) on this day in history.
Aug 09 In the year 2005 space Shuttle Discovery returns to Edwards Air Force Base at 0814 EDT, completing STS-114, "Return to Flight."
Aug 12 On this day in history mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.
Aug 14 Helios Airways Flight 522 crashes into a mountain in Greece, killing 121 in the year 2005.
Aug 16 On this day in history the XX World Youth Day begins in Cologne, Germany.
Aug 16 West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes into a mountain in Venezuela, killing 152 passengers in the year 2005.
Aug 17 Bangladesh is hit by bomb explosions.  in the year 2005.
Aug 17 In the year 2005 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 BTK killer Dennis Rader is sentenced to 10 consecutive life sentences in the year 2005.
Aug 18 In the year 2005 peace Mission 205, the first joint China-Russia military exercise, begins its 8-day training on the Shandong peninsula.
Aug 21 British Rock Band The Rolling Stones kicks off their a Bigger Bang tour with a show in Fenway Park, Boston in the year 2005.
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 Israel's unilateral disengagement from 25 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and West Bank ends on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history hong Kong High Court Judge Michael Hartmann rules that sodomy laws were unconstitutional.
Aug 26 On this day in history jean Michel Jarre's "Space of Freedom" concert in Gdansk, Poland commemorating the 25th anniversary of the creation of Solidarnosc ("Solidarity" trade union)
Aug 28 On this day in history terrorist wounds 52 at bus station in Beersheba, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack.
Aug 29 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 in the year 2005.
Aug 31 In the year 2005 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 in the year 2005.
Sep 01 Sellapan Ramanathan is sworn-in for a second term of office as the President of Singapore in the year 2005.