What happened during 2005 in the US?

What happened during 2005 in the US?

Worldwide protests occur against the Iraq War, with over 150,000 protesters in Washington, D.C. (see Opposition to the Iraq War). Hurricane Rita hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, devastating areas near Beaumont, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana.

What major events were going on in 2005?

What Happened in 2005 Major News Events, Popular Culture, History Prices

  • Live 8 benefit concerts. The Live 8 benefit concerts are held during July.
  • Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina strikes the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastal areas.
  • Cosmos 1 Mission.
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  • 43rd President.
  • Kyoto Protocol.
  • Liberia.

What happened October 1st 2005?

October 1st, 2005 : Suicide bombers strike three restaurants in two tourist areas on the Indonesian island of Bali killing 22.

What was the biggest event in 2005?

Chronology of news events in 2005

  • Jan.
  • A mudslide in La Conchita, Calif., crushes homes and kills 10 residents.
  • Army Spc.
  • Cancer passes heart disease as top killer of Americans age 85 and younger.
  • Helicopter crash in Iraq kills 31 U.S. Marines.
  • Feb.
  • New England Patriots win third Super Bowl in four years.

What events happened in October 2005?

Historic Event Oct 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. Oct 27 Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.

What tragedy happened in 2005?

Hurricane Katrina was a tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005. The hurricane and its aftermath claimed more than 1,800 lives, and it ranked as the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.

What was trending in 2005?

Here are some of the other pop culture happenings of 2005: Tom Cruise jumped for joy on Oprah’s couch. The Destiny’s Child trio wore their last matching outfit. Kanye West had his first public off-script moment when he said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” during a Hurricane Katrina tribute.

What happens on October 3rd?

Sputnik 1 launched by U.S.S.R. On this day in 1957 the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, which orbited Earth until 1958, inaugurated the space age, and heightened Cold War competition between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.

What was the moon phase on October 10 2005?

First Quarter 47% illuminated First Quarter is the lunar phase on 10 October 2005, Monday . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 47% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

What was happening in November 2005?

Election of Interest Nov 9 Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people. Nov 9 The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

What was happening in September 2005?

By the closing bell the NASDAQ and Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped two percent. President George W. Bush and Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and top economic advisers gave the markets a favorable bump after a noon meeting to consider financial impacts of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation. (MarketWatch)