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Historical Events In 2005

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Oct 31   Beginning of the revelation of the 205 Sony CD copy protection scandal in the year 2005.  

Oct 31   Birth of Infanta Leonor of Spain, daughter of Felipe, Prince of Asturias and his wife Letizia on this day in history.  

Oct 31   President George W. Bush nominates Federal Appeals Court Judge Samuel Alito to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Justice John Gomery releases the first part of the Gomery Commission report on corruption in the Liberal Party of Canada and the sponsorship scandal on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive in the United States for a state visit, their first overseas tour since their marriage.  

Nov 01   On this day in history u.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and his fellow Democrats force a closed session of the Senate over the Lewis Libby indictment.  

Nov 02   On this day in history ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.  

Nov 02   Madrid: the Spanish Congress of Deputies approves the admission to formality of the new Catalan Statute of Autonomy with the support of all the groups except the People's Party (PP) that the same day filed an objection of unconstitutionality in the year 2005.  

Nov 03   On this day in history another severe aftershock measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hits affected areas of Northern Pakistan.  

Nov 06   In the year 2005 azerbaijan parliamentary election.  

Nov 06   On this day in history evansville Tornado of November 205: A tornado hits western Kentucky and southwestern Indiana, killing at least 22.  

Nov 07   In the year 2005 microsoft launched Microsoft SQL Server 205, Microsoft Visual Studio 205 and Microsoft BizTalk 206 worldwide.  

Nov 08   French President Jacques Chirac declares a state of emergency on the 12th day of the French civil unrest, see 205 civil unrest in France on this day in history.  

Nov 09   At least fifty people are killed and more than 120 are injured in a series of coordinated suicide bombings in Amman, Jordan. See 205 Amman bombings in the year 2005.  

Nov 12   United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan makes his first visit to Iraq since Gulf War II began and urges Iraqis to embrace a process aiming to reconcile all the country's ethnic and religious groups on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history andrew Stimpson, a 25-year old British man is reported as the first person proven to have been 'cured' of HIV.  

Nov 13   On this day in history current WWE Wrestler, Eddie Guerrero, sadly passes away at the age of 38.  

Nov 15   On this day in history an earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued.  

Nov 15   Australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia in the year 2005.  

Nov 18   On this day in history the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released in the UK and USA.  

Nov 20   On this day in history the Washington Post rebukes journalist Bob Woodward over his conduct in the CIA leak probe.  

Nov 21   On this day in history the Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon announces his resignation from Likud and his intention to form a new party devoted to peace in the region, Kadima, and asks the President of Israel to call a general election.  

Nov 22   In the year 2005 microsoft releases the Xbox 360 gaming console in North America.  

Nov 22   In the year 2005 ted Koppel steps down as host of Nightline after 25 years with the program.  

Nov 24   On this day in history the Licensing Act 203 comes into force in England and Wales, introducing flexibility in the hours during which alcoholic beverages may be sold.  

Nov 27   Manuel Zelaya is elected the new President of Honduras in the year 2005.  

Nov 27   The Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Montreal Alouettes 38-35 to win the 93rd Grey Cup in the year 2005.  

Nov 28   In the year 2005 the Liberal Party minority government in Canada is toppled by a non-confidence vote in the House of Commons tabled by the Conservatives and backed by the Bloc Québécois and the New Democratic Party, paving the way for a federal election on January 23, 206.  

Nov 28   In the year 2005 the United Nations Climate Change Conference opens in Montreal, Quebec. The conference lasted until December 9, and featured a speech by former President Bill Clinton that the George W. Bush Administration objected to.  

Nov 29   On this day in history leo O'Connor and David Keogh appear in court (see O'Connor - Keogh official secrets trial).  

Nov 30   On this day in history surgeons in France carry out the first human face transplant.  

Dec 01   South Africa becomes the fifth country in the world where same-sex marriages are recognized in the year 2005.  

Dec 02   Kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976 in the year 2005.  

Dec 02   The £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens in the year 2005.  

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Famous Deaths In 2005

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Shirley Chisholm, American politician (b. 1924) died in the year 2005.  

Jan 01   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 died in the year 2005.  

Jan 01   Death of Shirley Chisholm, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1924) died in the year 2005.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of maclyn McCarty, American geneticist (b. 1911)  

Jan 03   Koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (b. 1917) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Alton Tobey, American artist (b. 1914) died in the year 2005.  

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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