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Historical Events In 2005

Monday, 02 August 2021

Dec 03   In the year 2005 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 in the year 2005.  

Dec 06   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 07   A U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida in the year 2005.  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 2005 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 in the year 2005.  

Dec 13   In the year 2005 a 6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks South Asia.  

Dec 13   In the year 2005 birth of Prince Aymeric of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium  

Dec 13   On this day in history birth of Prince Nicolas of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium  

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

Dec 15   In the year 2005 the first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution.  

Dec 16   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 in the year 2005.  

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

Dec 18   Evo Morales wins the Bolivian Presidential Elections in the year 2005.  

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

Dec 18   The World Trade Organization 6th ministerial conference concludes in Hong Kong with a limited trade deal being ratified on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 23   On this day in history chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18th attack on Adre, which left about 10 people dead.  

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

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

Dec 23   On this day in history u.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announces the first in an expected series of troop drawdowns following Iraqi elections.  

Dec 24   On this day in history pope Benedict XVI leads his first Christmas Midnight Mass as Pope, praying for peace in the Middle East.  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 2005 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   Shirley Chisholm, American politician (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of death of Shirley Chisholm, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1924)  

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 in the year 2005.  

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

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

Jan 06   Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925) died in the year 2005.  

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