Historical Events In 2005
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 in the year 2005.
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 in the year 2005.
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 U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and his fellow Democrats force a closed session of the Senate over the Lewis Libby indictment on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 03 Another severe aftershock measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hits affected areas of Northern Pakistan on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history azerbaijan parliamentary election.
Nov 06 Evansville Tornado of November 205: A tornado hits western Kentucky and southwestern Indiana, killing at least 22 in the year 2005.
Nov 07 Microsoft launched Microsoft SQL Server 205, Microsoft Visual Studio 205 and Microsoft BizTalk 206 worldwide in the year 2005.
Nov 08 On this day in history french President Jacques Chirac declares a state of emergency on the 12th day of the French civil unrest, see 205 civil unrest in France.
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 In the year 2005 andrew Stimpson, a 25-year old British man is reported as the first person proven to have been 'cured' of HIV.
Nov 13 Current WWE Wrestler, Eddie Guerrero, sadly passes away at the age of 38 on this day in history.
Nov 15 An earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia.
Nov 18 The film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released in the UK and USA in the year 2005.
Nov 20 The Washington Post rebukes journalist Bob Woodward over his conduct in the CIA leak probe in the year 2005.
Nov 21 In the year 2005 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 On this day in history 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 The Licensing Act 203 comes into force in England and Wales, introducing flexibility in the hours during which alcoholic beverages may be sold in the year 2005.
Nov 27 On this day in history manuel Zelaya is elected the new President of Honduras.
Nov 27 On this day in history the Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Montreal Alouettes 38-35 to win the 93rd Grey Cup.
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 Leo O'Connor and David Keogh appear in court (see O'Connor - Keogh official secrets trial) in the year 2005.
Nov 30 In the year 2005 surgeons in France carry out the first human face transplant.
Dec 01 On this day in history south Africa becomes the fifth country in the world where same-sex marriages are recognized.
Dec 02 On this day in history kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976.
Dec 02 In the year 2005 the £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens.