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2005 Yearly calendar

 
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EVENTS
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.  
2005-09-12  Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.  
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.  
2005-04-22  Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologized about Japan's war records.  
2005-07-10  Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle, causing billions of dollars in damage.  
2005-02-16  The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.  
2005-12-05  The Civil Partnership Act comes into effect in the United Kingdom, and the first civil partnership is registered there.  
2005-10-24  Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in Florida resulting in 35 direct 26 indirect fatalities and causing $20.6B USD in damage.  
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.  
2005-03-26  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.  
2005-08-17  The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts.  
2005-10-15  Iraqi constitution ratification vote.  
2005-12-15  Argentina's president Néstor Kirchner announces the early repayment of its external debt to the IMF.  
2005-08-18  Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.  
2005-09-07  First presidential election is held in Egypt.  
2005-08-04  Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th — and first black — Governor General.  
2005-11-06  The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.  
2005-04-29  Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation.  
2005-01-25  A stampede at the Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi in India kills at least 258.  
2005-03-18  Terri Schiavo's feeding tube is removed at the request of her husband.  
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.  
2005-12-30  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.  
2005-05-21  The fastest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka opens at Six Flags Great Adventure.  
2005-12-05  The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  
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.  
2005-03-23  The United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, refuses to order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.  
2005-03-28  The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1965.  
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.  
2005-11-13  Andrew Stimpson, a 25-year old British man, is reported as the first person proven to have been "cured" of HIV  
2005-10-19  Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.  
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.  
2005-01-18  The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France  
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.  
2005-07-04  The Deep Impact collider hits the comet Tempel 1.  
2005-08-16  West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes near Machiques, Venezuela, killing the 160 aboard.  
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.  
2005-01-06  American Civil Rights Movement: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers.  
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.  
2005-12-20  The first same sex civil partnerships in Scotland are celebrated.  
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.  
2005-08-19  The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.  
2005-10-19  Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.  
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  
2005-05-27  Australian Schapelle Corby is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in Kerobokan Prison for drug smuggling by a court in Indonesia.  
2005-12-17  Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong  
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.  
2005-12-26  Boxing Day shooting on a busy shopping street in Toronto.  
2005-10-27  Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.  
2005-07-29  Astronomers announce their discovery of Eris.  
2005-08-12  Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, is fatally shot by an LTTE sniper at his home.  
2005-09-16  Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.  
2005-09-30  The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.  
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.  
2005-02-01  King Gyanendra of Nepal carries out a coup d'état to capture the democracy, becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.  
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.  
2005-11-25  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.  
2005-07-23  Three bombs explode in the Naama Bay area of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, killing 88 people.  
2005-04-25  Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.  
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.  
2005-02-15  YouTube, the Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States.  
2005-12-15  The 2005 Atlantic Power Outage began.  
2005-04-25  107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.  
2005-01-09  Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.  
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.  
2005-01-26  Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.  
2005-12-12  The Young Turks (talk show), a liberal talk show, begins airing.  
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.  
2005-12-15  Latvia amends its constitution to eliminate possibility of same-sex couples being entitled to marry.  
2005-10-12  The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Hǎishèng for five days in orbit.  
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.  
2005-01-05  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.  
2005-06-06  The United States Supreme Court upholds a federal law banning cannabis, including medical marijuana, in Gonzales v. Raich.  
2005-08-18  Massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people.  
2005-04-06  Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day.  
2005-04-14  The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.  
2005-08-31  A stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad kills 1,199 people.  
2005-12-23  Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan, to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashes shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.  
2005-10-27  The SSETI Express micro-satellite is successfully launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.  
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.  
2005-10-30  The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.  
2005-07-26  Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.  
2005-12-12  Gebran Tueni, Lebanese journalist and politician, is assassinated.  
2005-11-30  John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.  
2005-12-03  XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.  
2005-07-28  The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.  
2005-11-22  Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.  
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.  
2005-07-22  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.  
2005-11-23  Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the first woman to lead an African country.  
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.  
2005-09-08  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.  
2005-08-17  Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh  
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.  
2005-03-03  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.  
2005-01-08  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.  
2005-01-09  Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement rebel group in Naivasha, Kenya.  
2005-07-26  Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission – Launch of Discovery, NASA's first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.  
2005-03-23  A major explosion at the Texas City Refinery kills 15 workers.  
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.  
2005-10-28  Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.  
2005-04-19  Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.  
2005-09-29  US Senate confirms John Roberts to be the next Chief Justice of the United States.  
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.  
2005-01-21  In Belmopan, Belize, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots.  
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.  
2005-01-15  ESA's SMART-1 lunar orbiter discovers elements such as calcium, aluminum, silicon, iron, and other surface elements on the moon.  
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.  
2005-09-24  Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.  
2005-12-06  Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.  
2005-11-09  Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.  
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.  
2005-10-02  Ethan Allen Boating Accident: The Ethan Allen tour boat capsizes on Lake George in Upstate New York, killing twenty people.  
2005-04-24  Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea.  
2005-02-28  A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.  
2005-11-09  The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.  
2005-11-15  Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.  
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.  
2005-05-16  Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.  
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.  
2005-05-13  The Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.  
2005-01-12  Deep Impact launches from Cape Canaveral on a Delta 2 rocket.  
2005-01-15  An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system.  
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.  
2005-10-15  A riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.  
2005-03-03  Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.  
2005-02-28  Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar Karami, resigns amid large anti-Syria street demonstrations in Beirut.  
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 ).  
2005-12-04  Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage.  
2005-12-15  Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.  
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.  
2005-03-14  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.  
2005-10-29  29 October 2005 Delhi bombings kill more than 60.  
2005-11-27  The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.  
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.  
2005-02-14  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.  
2005-07-24  Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France.  
2005-12-11  The Buncefield Oil Depot catches fire in Hemel Hempstead, England.  
2005-05-31  Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat.  
2005-04-24  Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.  
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.  
2005-12-23  Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.  
2005-03-16  Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.  



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