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2005 Yearly calendar

 
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EVENTS
2005-01-12  Deep Impact launches from Cape Canaveral on a Delta 2 rocket.  
2005-03-18  Terri Schiavo's feeding tube is removed at the request of her husband.  
2005-11-22  Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.  
2005-10-19  Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.  
2005-03-04  The car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers after it runs a roadblock in Iraq, causing the death of an Italian Secret Service Agent and injuring two passengers.  
2005-01-26  Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.  
2005-08-16  West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes near Machiques, Venezuela, killing the 160 aboard.  
2005-07-26  Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.  
2005-12-23  Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan, to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashes shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.  
2005-03-28  The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1965.  
2005-10-27  The SSETI Express micro-satellite is successfully launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.  
2005-07-26  Samir Geagea, the Lebanese Forces (LF) leader, is released after spending 11 years in a solitary confinement. His release came after the end of the Syrian occupation to Lebanon.  
2005-04-06  Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day.  
2005-09-07  First presidential election is held in Egypt.  
2005-08-03  President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya of Mauritania is overthrown in a military coup while attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia.  
2005-05-21  The fastest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka opens at Six Flags Great Adventure.  
2005-10-27  Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.  
2005-01-10  A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.  
2005-11-09  The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.  
2005-04-14  The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.  
2005-02-23  The controversial French law on colonialism is passed, requiring teachers to teach the "positive values of colonialism". After public outcry, it is repealed at the beginning of 2006.  
2005-04-27  The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France.  
2005-12-07  Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of U.S. federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.  
2005-12-15  Latvia amends its constitution to eliminate possibility of same-sex couples being entitled to marry.  
2005-07-22  Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers responsible for the 7 July 2005 London bombings and the 21 July 2005 London bombings.  
2005-12-11  Cronulla riots: Thousands of White Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese (and many who were not) in Cronulla Sydney. These are followed up by retaliatory ethnic attacks on Cronulla.  
2005-09-05  Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.  
2005-03-23  A major explosion at the Texas City Refinery kills 15 workers.  
2005-07-27  STS-114: NASA grounds the Space shuttle, pending an investigation of the external tank's continued foam-shedding problem. During ascent, the external tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery sheds a piece of foam slightly smaller than the piece that caused the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; this foam does not strike the spacecraft.  
2005-01-09  Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.  
2005-08-17  Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh  
2005-08-12  Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, is fatally shot by an LTTE sniper at his home.  
2005-02-28  A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.  
2005-05-16  Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.  
2005-12-04  Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage.  
2005-07-04  The Deep Impact collider hits the comet Tempel 1.  
2005-10-15  Iraqi constitution ratification vote.  
2005-09-30  The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.  
2005-02-14  Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.  
2005-03-16  Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.  
2005-11-06  The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.  
2005-01-08  The nuclear sub USS San Francisco collides at full speed with an undersea mountain south of Guam. One man is killed, but the sub surfaces and is repaired.  
2005-04-09  Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles in a civil ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall.  
2005-12-23  Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.  
2005-09-16  Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.  
2005-12-26  Boxing Day shooting on a busy shopping street in Toronto.  
2005-12-20  The first same sex civil partnerships in Scotland are celebrated.  
2005-08-04  Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th — and first black — Governor General.  
2005-08-31  A stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad kills 1,199 people.  
2005-01-29  The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.  
2005-05-31  Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat.  
2005-03-20  A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Fukuoka, Japan, its first major quake in over 100 years. One person is killed, hundreds are injured and evacuated.  
2005-02-01  King Gyanendra of Nepal carries out a coup d'état to capture the democracy, becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.  
2005-06-13  A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.  
2005-04-22  Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologized about Japan's war records.  
2005-08-29  Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing over $80 billion in damage.  
2005-07-26  Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission – Launch of Discovery, NASA's first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.  
2005-02-20  Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout.  
2005-11-13  Andrew Stimpson, a 25-year old British man, is reported as the first person proven to have been "cured" of HIV  
2005-12-30  Tropical Storm Zeta forms in the open Atlantic Ocean, tying the record for the latest tropical cyclone ever to form in the North Atlantic basin.  
2005-02-16  The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs, becoming the first major sports league in North America to do so over a labor dispute.  
2005-02-14  Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon Rafik Hariri killed, along with 21 others, when explosives equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT were detonated as his motorcade drove near the St. George Hotel in Beirut.  
2005-11-15  Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.  
2005-11-27  The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.  
2005-10-02  Ethan Allen Boating Accident: The Ethan Allen tour boat capsizes on Lake George in Upstate New York, killing twenty people.  
2005-07-23  Three bombs explode in the Naama Bay area of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, killing 88 people.  
2005-03-13  Terry Ratzmann shoots and kills six members of the Living Church of God and the minister at Sheraton Inn in Brookfield, Wisconsin before killing himself.  
2005-05-13  The Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.  
2005-10-12  The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Hǎishèng for five days in orbit.  
2005-10-19  Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.  
2005-12-20  US District Court Judge John E. Jones III rules against mandating the teaching of "intelligent design" in his ruling of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District.  
2005-05-10  A hand grenade thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he is giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.  
2005-11-25  Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians. Maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, as well as the possible nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities and 2 million of its citizens by Soviet-controlled forces, are released.  
2005-03-03  Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.  
2005-10-15  A riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.  
2005-03-03  Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.  
2005-01-05  Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.  
2005-03-12  Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, steps down from his post after his resignation is approved by the Chinese central government.  
2005-12-05  The Civil Partnership Act comes into effect in the United Kingdom, and the first civil partnership is registered there.  
2005-09-24  Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.  
2005-02-28  Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar Karami, resigns amid large anti-Syria street demonstrations in Beirut.  
2005-02-26  Hosni Mubarak, the president of Egypt, orders the constitution changed to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 2005 by asking Egyptian parliament to amend Article 76.  
2005-08-19  A series of strong storms lashes Southern Ontario spawning several tornadoes as well as creating extreme flash flooding within the city of Toronto and its surrounding communities. In Toronto, it is also dubbed as the Toronto Supercell.  
2005-01-25  A stampede at the Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi in India kills at least 258.  
2005-02-16  The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.  
2005-12-11  The Buncefield Oil Depot catches fire in Hemel Hempstead, England.  
2005-01-15  ESA's SMART-1 lunar orbiter discovers elements such as calcium, aluminum, silicon, iron, and other surface elements on the moon.  
2005-12-15  Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.  
2005-12-05  The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  
2005-03-23  The United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, refuses to order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.  
2005-07-28  The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.  
2005-10-22  Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record with 22 named storms.  
2005-08-17  The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts.  
2005-01-21  In Belmopan, Belize, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots.  
2005-02-23  In Slovakia, a two-day meeting dubbed "Slovakia Summit 2005" takes place between U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin. This occasion marks the first visit of a sitting American President to the Slovak Republic since its establishment in 1993.  
2005-07-29  Astronomers announce their discovery of Eris.  
2005-12-03  XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.  
2005-04-29  Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation.  
2005-11-23  Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the first woman to lead an African country.  
2005-07-28  Tornadoes touch down in a residential areas in south Birmingham & Coventry England, causing £4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.  
2005-12-15  The 2005 Atlantic Power Outage began.  
2005-11-30  John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.  
2005-01-15  An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system.  
2005-12-17  Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong  
2005-07-21  Four terrorist bombings, occurring exactly two weeks after the similar July 7 bombings, target London's public transportation system. All four bombs fail to detonate and all four suspected suicide bombers are captured and later convicted and imprisoned for long terms.  
2005-03-14  Cedar Revolution, where hundreds of thousands of Lebanese went into the streets of Beirut to demonstrate against the Syrian military presence in Lebanon and against the government.  
2005-04-24  Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea.  
2005-12-08  Ante Gotovina, a Croatian army general accused of war crimes, is captured in the Playa de las Américas, Tenerife by the Spanish police.  
2005-10-29  29 October 2005 Delhi bombings kill more than 60.  
2005-06-28  War in Afghanistan: Three U.S. Navy SEALs and 16 American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed during Operation Red Wing, a failed counter-insurgent mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan.  
2005-11-09  Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.  
2005-06-06  The United States Supreme Court upholds a federal law banning cannabis, including medical marijuana, in Gonzales v. Raich.  
2005-01-06  American Civil Rights Movement: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers.  
2005-12-15  Argentina's president Néstor Kirchner announces the early repayment of its external debt to the IMF.  
2005-10-24  Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in Florida resulting in 35 direct 26 indirect fatalities and causing $20.6B USD in damage.  
2005-10-02  NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico  
2005-04-25  The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.  
2005-07-10  Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle, causing billions of dollars in damage.  
2005-10-30  The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.  
2005-08-19  The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.  
2005-02-15  YouTube, the Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States.  
2005-04-25  Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.  
2005-12-12  Gebran Tueni, Lebanese journalist and politician, is assassinated.  
2005-11-01  First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation by members of the Liberal Party of Canada, is released in Canada.  
2005-08-18  Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.  
2005-08-18  Massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people.  
2005-01-18  The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France  
2005-03-26  The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the demonstration.  
2005-05-27  Australian Schapelle Corby is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in Kerobokan Prison for drug smuggling by a court in Indonesia.  
2005-04-25  107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.  
2005-05-14  The former USS America, a decommissioned supercarrier of the United States Navy, is deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. She is the largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.  
2005-09-08  Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.  
2005-04-19  Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.  
2005-12-12  The Young Turks (talk show), a liberal talk show, begins airing.  
2005-07-24  Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France.  
2005-04-24  Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.  
2005-12-06  Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.  
2005-09-12  Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.  
2005-04-26  Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country ( Syrian occupation of Lebanon ).  
2005-10-28  Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.  
2005-07-07  A series of four explosions occurs on London's transport system killing 56 people including four alleged suicide bombers and injuring over 700 others.  
2005-09-29  US Senate confirms John Roberts to be the next Chief Justice of the United States.  
2005-01-09  Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement rebel group in Naivasha, Kenya.  



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