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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.  

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Famous Deaths In 2005

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2005 death of shirley Chisholm, American politician (b. 1924)  

Jan 01   In the year 2005 death of death of Bob Matsui, U.S. Congressman from California (b. 1941)2006 Sydney, Australia, has its hottest day on record, when the city swelters in 45°C (113° F) heat.  

Jan 01   In the year 2005 death of death of Shirley Chisholm, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1924)  

Jan 02   Maclyn McCarty, American geneticist (b. 1911) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 2005 death of koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (b. 1917)  

Jan 04   Alton Tobey, American artist (b. 1914) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) (b. 1954) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925) died on this day in history.  

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