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Historical Events In 2005

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Dec 03   On this day in history birth of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, grandson of King Harald V of Norway  

Dec 04   250,00 people in Hong Kong protest for democracy on this day in history.  

Dec 06   An Iranian C-130 Hercules airplane crashes into a ten-story building in a civilian area of Tehran, the capital of Iran, killing all 94 people aboard and 34 residents of the building - a total of 128 people in the year 2005.  

Dec 07   A U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida on this day in history.  

Dec 07   European Union TLD .eu is launched, and replaced .eu.int. Initially this will be only for business purposes. From 7 April 206 onwards, EU citizens can also register .eu domains in the year 2005.  

Dec 08   Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 overshoots the runway at Chicago Midway Airport, killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring 11 other people on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Hurricane Epsilon dies in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It becomes the longest-lived December hurricane on record and ties for second-place being the 2nd strongest December hurricane in the year 2005.  

Dec 11   On this day in history 205 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire north of London causes widespread damage.  

Dec 12   Scientists announced that they had created mice with small amounts of human brain cells in an effort to make realistic models of neurological disorders on this day in history.  

Dec 13   A 6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks South Asia in the year 2005.  

Dec 13   Birth of Prince Aymeric of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Birth of Prince Nicolas of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history mass race riots in Sydney, Australia, involving up to 5,00 youths.  

Dec 15   The first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history 43rd Mersenne prime found, 230,402,457 - 1. Discovered with the GIMPS project by Dr. Curtis Cooper and Dr. Steven Boone, professors at Central Missouri State University.  

Dec 16   The West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58 in the year 2005.  

Dec 18   Evo Morales wins the Bolivian Presidential Elections on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke. He was released from the hospital two days later on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 2005 the World Trade Organization 6th ministerial conference concludes in Hong Kong with a limited trade deal being ratified.  

Dec 19   In the year 2005 keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; b. 1933)  

Dec 20   On this day in history 205 New York City transit strike: New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 10 goes on strike for three days, shutting down all New York City Subway and Bus services.  

Dec 22   In the year 2005 industrial action by bus drivers in Tehran leads to the arrest of Mansour Osanlou and several other union activists.  

Dec 22   The U.S. Census Bureau releases its population estimates for 205 in the year 2005.  

Dec 23   Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashed shortly after takeoff killing 23 people on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 2005 chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18th attack on Adre, which left about 10 people dead.  

Dec 23   On this day in history lech Kaczynski is sworn in as the President of Poland in Warsaw, Poland.  

Dec 23   Trial of Tali Fahima ends in a plea bargain in the year 2005.  

Dec 23   In the year 2005 u.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announces the first in an expected series of troop drawdowns following Iraqi elections.  

Dec 24   Pope Benedict XVI leads his first Christmas Midnight Mass as Pope, praying for peace in the Middle East in the year 2005.  

Dec 26   In the year 2005 indonesians mark the first moments of the tsunami wave that came ashore exactly a year earlier, with thousands of people commemorating victims and relatives in many ceremonies.  

Dec 31   On this day in history another second was added, 23:59:60, called a leap second,to end the year 205.The last time this occured was on June 30, 1998.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 2005 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   On this day in history death of alton Tobey, American artist (b. 1914)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) (b. 1954)  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925)  

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