Historical Events In 2005
Monday, 16 May 2022
Oct 05 Flight Lieutenant Malcolm Kendall-Smith charged with refusing to serve in the Iraq war on this day in history.
Oct 07 UN nuclear agency director Mohamed ElBaradei is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 08 An earthquake in Kashmir kills about 80,00 people on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 2005 kashmir earthquake in India, Pakistan killing 87,351 people
Oct 09 On this day in history polish presidential election, 1st round.
Oct 12 The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched, carrying Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng for five days in orbit on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 2005 the Franco-Indian Lawyers Association is founded in Paris.
Oct 13 Veselin Topalov wins the FIDE World Chess Championship 205 in the year 2005.
Oct 15 In the year 2005 birth of Prince Christian of Denmark, son of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark and his wife Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
Oct 15 Qinghai-Tibet Railway completed in the year 2005.
Oct 15 In the year 2005 riot in Toledo, Ohio during a Neo-Nazi rally surrounding racial issues; 114 arrested
Oct 15 In the year 2005 the referendum on the new Proposed Iraqi constitution is held.
Oct 16 U.S. Helicopters and warplanes bomb two villages near Ramadi in western Iraq, killing about 70 people on this day in history.
Oct 17 Jens Stoltenberg becomes the Prime Minister of Norway for the second time in the year 2005.
Oct 18 In the year 2005 the UN tightens the rules for its staff, following several claims of financial impropriety and sexual abuse.
Oct 19 Hurricane Wilma swells into a Category 5 storm in the year 2005.
Oct 19 The Houston Astros won their first National League Championship to advance to their first ever World Series in franchise history in the year 2005.
Oct 19 On this day in history the Trials of Saddam Hussein begin.
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane Wilma enters the Mexican Caribbean, passing through Cozumel and then the Yucatán Peninsula, staying over Cancún for over 60 hours
Oct 21 In the year 2005 20th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, celebrations held around the United Kingdom.
Oct 22 Bellview Airlines Flight 210, a Boeing 737 airliner crashes in Nigeria in the year 2005.
Oct 22 On this day in history tropical Storm Alpha forms making the 205 Atlantic hurricane season the most active on record.
Oct 23 On this day in history polish presidential election, 2nd round.
Oct 23 Referendo Sobre a Proibição do Comércio de Armas e Munição no Brasil Guns and Ammo Ban Referendum in Brazil in the year 2005.
Oct 23 In the year 2005 referendum on the merger of the Kamchatka Oblast and the Autonomous District of Koryakia.
Oct 24 Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in southwestern Florida as a category 3 hurricane in the year 2005.
Oct 26 Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calls for Israel to be "wiped off the map" at "World Without Zionism" conference in Tehran, Iran, and condemns peace process in the year 2005.
Oct 26 The Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros in 4 games to win their first World Series since 1917 on this day in history.
Oct 26 The U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 2,00 on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.
Oct 28 In the year 2005 vice presidential adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby resigns after being charged with obstruction of justice, perjury and making a false statement in the CIA leak investigation.
Oct 29 A train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people in the year 2005.
Oct 29 On this day in history at least 61 people are dead and many others wounded in three powerful blasts in the Indian capital, Delhi. See 29 October 205 Delhi bombings for full details.
Oct 30 In the year 2005 hurricane Beta hits the coast of Nicaragua. It is the thirteenth hurricane of 205, breaking the 1969 record of 12 hurricanes.