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This year in History: Born in 2005 and fun news items.
This year in History
The year 2005
October 19 Legendary Busch Memorial Stadium is closed and destroyed.November 13 A missed field goal return of 108 yards becomes the longest play in NFL history.November 22 The Xbox 360 is released in North America.December 2 Microsoft's Xbox 360 is launched in Europe. February 16 The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular seasonMay 13 The final episode of Star Trek: Enterprise airs on TV.May 19 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is releasedJune 13 The movie Rugrats Go Wild is released.June 14 Asafa Powell from Jamaica sets a new 100m world record of 9.77 seconds.June 22 The movie Herbie: Fully Loaded is released.July 15 Disneyland
e-opens"" Space Mountain."July 15 Jack Nicklaus plays his last hole of competitive golfJuly 19 Death Valley, California records a record high temperature of 53.9??C (129??F).July 24 Lance Armstrong wins a record 7th Tour de France.July 29 Astronomers announce the discovery of a 10th planet, 2003 UB313.August 7 Peter Jennings, ABC news anchor, dies of cancer.August 10 After playing 49 straight hours of the video game Starcraft, Lee Seung Seop dies from exhaustion.August 29 Hurricane Katrina hits land and begins to devastate much of the U.S. Gulf CoastSeptember 7 Egypt holds its first presidential electionSeptember 11 Israel ends its military rule in the Gaza Strip after 38 years of occupation.March 24 The PlayStation portable is releasedFamous
January 26 Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State
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