Historical Events In 2005
Sunday, 09 August 2020
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 On this day in history an earthquake in Kashmir kills about 80,00 people.
Oct 08 On this day in history kashmir earthquake in India, Pakistan killing 87,351 people
Oct 09 Polish presidential election, 1st round on this day in history.
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 On this day in history veselin Topalov wins the FIDE World Chess Championship 205.
Oct 15 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 2005 riot in Toledo, Ohio during a Neo-Nazi rally surrounding racial issues; 114 arrested
Oct 15 The referendum on the new Proposed Iraqi constitution is held on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 2005 u.S. Helicopters and warplanes bomb two villages near Ramadi in western Iraq, killing about 70 people.
Oct 17 Jens Stoltenberg becomes the Prime Minister of Norway for the second time in the year 2005.
Oct 18 The UN tightens the rules for its staff, following several claims of financial impropriety and sexual abuse in the year 2005.
Oct 19 Hurricane Wilma swells into a Category 5 storm on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history the Houston Astros won their first National League Championship to advance to their first ever World Series in franchise history.
Oct 19 On this day in history the Trials of Saddam Hussein begin.
Oct 20 In the year 2005 hurricane Wilma enters the Mexican Caribbean, passing through Cozumel and then the Yucatán Peninsula, staying over Cancún for over 60 hours
Oct 21 20th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, celebrations held around the United Kingdom on this day in history.
Oct 22 Bellview Airlines Flight 210, a Boeing 737 airliner crashes in Nigeria in the year 2005.
Oct 22 In the year 2005 tropical Storm Alpha forms making the 205 Atlantic hurricane season the most active on record.
Oct 23 Polish presidential election, 2nd round on this day in history.
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 Referendum on the merger of the Kamchatka Oblast and the Autonomous District of Koryakia on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 2005 hurricane Wilma makes landfall in southwestern Florida as a category 3 hurricane.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 2,00.
Oct 27 In the year 2005 two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.
Oct 28 On this day in history 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 In the year 2005 a train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people.
Oct 29 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 on this day in history.
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.