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  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 2005

    Barack Obama

    A Senator

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 2005

    The United States Senate career of Barack Obama began on January 3, 2005. Obama won the seat in an election against Alan Keyes who replaced Republican Primary election winner Jack Ryan.




  • Washington D.C, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 20, 2005

    George W. Bush

    A President of the U.S. for Second Time

    Washington D.C, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 20, 2005

    Bush's second inauguration was on January 20, 2005. He was the nation's 43rd president.




  • Palm beach, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 22, 2005

    Donald Trump

    Trump married Melania Knauss

    Palm beach, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 22, 2005

    In 2005, Trump married Slovenian model Melania Knauss. They have one son, Barron (born 2006). Melania gained U.S. citizenship in 2006.




  • San Mateo, California, United States
    Monday Feb 14, 2005

    YouTube

    YouTube was founded

    San Mateo, California, United States
    Monday Feb 14, 2005

    YouTube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim, who were all early employees of PayPal. YouTube's early headquarters were situated above a pizzeria and Japanese restaurant in San Mateo, California.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 20, 2005

    Murder of Gabriel Fernandez

    Birth

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 20, 2005

    Gabriel Fernandez (also spelled Gabrieal) was born on February 20, 2005 to Arnold Contreras and Pearl Fernandez.




  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 20, 2005

    LeBron James

    Cleveland's new single game

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 20, 2005

    On March 20, James scored 56 points against the Toronto Raptors, setting Cleveland's new single-game points record.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 13, 2005

    Richard Jewell

    Jewell Was Exonerated Completely

    U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 13, 2005

    On April 13, 2005, Jewell was exonerated completely when Eric Rudolph, as part of a plea deal, pled guilty to carrying out the bombing attack at the Centennial Olympic Park, as well as three other attacks across southern parts of the US.


  • Balboa Park, San Diego, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 23, 2005

    YouTube

    First YouTube video

    Balboa Park, San Diego, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 23, 2005

    The first YouTube video, titled Me at the zoo, shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. The video was uploaded on April 23, 2005, and can still be viewed on the site.


  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 29, 2005

    MacOS

    First Intel Macs

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 29, 2005

    In 2005, the first Intel Macs released used a specialized version of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.


  • U.S.
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    DC Comics

    A New logo (dubbed the "DC spin")

    U.S.
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    On May 8, 2005, a new logo (dubbed the "DC spin") was unveiled, debuting on DC titles in June 2005 with DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy #1 and the rest of the titles the following week. In addition to comics, it was designed for DC properties in other media, which was used for movies since Batman Begins, with Superman Returns showing the logo's normal variant, and the TV series Smallville, the animated series Justice League Unlimited and others, as well as for collectibles and other merchandise. The logo was designed by Josh Beatman of Brainchild Studios


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday May 13, 2005

    X-box

    Xbox 360 was official unveil

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday May 13, 2005

    The Xbox 360 was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, with detailed launch and game information divulged later that month at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The console sold out completely upon release in all regions except in Japan. Several retail configurations of the core Xbox 360 model were offered over its lifetime, varying the amount of RAM and internal storage offered.


  • New York, U.S.
    Sunday May 15, 2005

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    Status of SARS as of May 15, 2005

    New York, U.S.
    Sunday May 15, 2005

    No new cases of SARS has been reported through 2005 or in late 2004.


  • California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 25, 2005

    Microprocessor

    The Intel Pentium D

    California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 25, 2005

    Personal computers did not receive multi-core processors until the 2005 introduction, of the two-core Intel Pentium D. The Pentium D, however, was not a monolithic multi-core processor. It was constructed from two dies, each containing a core, packaged on a multi-chip module.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 15, 2005

    DC Comics

    Batman Begins film was released

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 15, 2005

    In 2005, the critically lauded Batman Begins film was released; also, the company published several limited series establishing increasingly escalated conflicts among DC's heroes, with events climaxing in the Infinite Crisis limited series.


  • Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 30, 2005

    Bank of America

    Bank of America announced it would purchase credit card giant MBNA

    Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 30, 2005

    On June 30, 2005, Bank of America announced it would purchase credit card giant MBNA for $35 billion in cash and stock. The Federal Reserve Board gave final approval to the merger on December 15, 2005, and the merger closed on January 1, 2006. The acquisition of MBNA provided Bank of America a leading domestic and foreign credit card issuer. The combined Bank of America Card Services organization, including the former MBNA, had more than 40 million U.S. accounts and nearly $140 billion in outstanding balances. Under Bank of America, the operation was renamed FIA Card Services.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 16, 2005

    Bart Millard

    Hymned No. 1

    U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 16, 2005

    Millard made a promise to his grandmother to record a hymns album before she died, which he did with Hymned No. 1, and he subsequently shared the story of how he was inspired by his grandmother's faith.


  • Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 24, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Declaring State of Emergency In Florida

    Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 24, 2005

    In Florida, Governor Jeb Bush declared a state of emergency on August 24 in advance of Hurricane Katrina's landfall. By the following day, Florida's Emergency Operations Center was activated in Tallahassee to monitor the progress of the hurricane.


  • Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 25, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    The Tropical Storm Moved Towards Florida

    Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 25, 2005

    The tropical storm moved towards Florida and became a hurricane only two hours before making landfall between Hallandale Beach and Aventura on the morning of August 25.


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 27, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    The mandatory evacuation of The New Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 27, 2005

    The United States Coast Guard began pre-positioning resources in a ring around the expected impact zone and activated more than 400 reservists. On August 27, it moved its personnel out of the New Orleans region prior to the mandatory evacuation.


  • Louisiana, U.S. - Alabama, U.S. - Mississippi, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 27, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Declaring a State of Emergency

    Louisiana, U.S. - Alabama, U.S. - Mississippi, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 27, 2005

    President of the United States George W. Bush declared a state of emergency in selected regions of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi on August 27.


  • Alabama, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Declaring State of Emergency In Alabama

    Alabama, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    On August 28, Alabama Governor Bob Riley declared a state of emergency for the approaching Hurricane Katrina. On the same day, he requested President Bush to declare "expedited major disaster declaration" for six counties of South Alabama, which was quickly approved. Three-hundred and fifty national guardsmen were called on duty by August 30.


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    The National Weather Service

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    The National Weather Service's New Orleans/Baton Rouge office issued a vividly worded bulletin on August 28 predicting that the area would be "uninhabitable for weeks" after "devastating damage" caused by Katrina, which at that time rivaled the intensity of Hurricane Camille.


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    The Mandatory Evacuation of New Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 28, 2005

    On Sunday, August 28, President Bush spoke with Governor Blanco to encourage her to order a mandatory evacuation of New Orleans.


  • New Orleans, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On New Orleans

    New Orleans, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    On August 29, 2005, Katrina's storm surge caused 53 breaches to various flood protection structures in and around the greater New Orleans area, submerging 80% of the city.


  • Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On Georgia

    Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    At least 18 tornadoes formed in Georgia on August 29, 2005, the most on record in that state for one day in August. The most serious of these tornadoes was an F2 tornado which affected Heard County and Carroll County. This tornado caused three injuries and one fatality and damaged several houses. The other tornadoes caused significant damages to buildings and agricultural facilities.


  • The Gulf coast of Mississippi, Mississippi, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On The Gulf coast of Mississippi

    The Gulf coast of Mississippi, Mississippi, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    The Gulf coast of Mississippi suffered massive damage from the impact of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, leaving 238 people dead, 67 missing, and billions of dollars in damage: bridges, barges, boats, piers, houses, and cars were washed inland. Katrina traveled up the entire state, and afterward, all 82 counties in Mississippi were declared disaster areas for federal assistance, 47 for full assistance.


  • Buras-Triumph, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina made its Second Landfall

    Buras-Triumph, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    The hurricane subsequently weakened due to another eyewall replacement cycle, and Katrina made its second landfall at 1110 UTC on August 29, as a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 125 mph (205 km/h), near Buras-Triumph, Louisiana.


  • Great Lakes, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 31, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Dissipated

    Great Lakes, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 31, 2005

    Katrina maintained strength well into Mississippi, finally losing hurricane strength more than 150 miles (240 km) inland near Meridian, Mississippi. It was downgraded to a tropical depression near Clarksville, Tennessee, but its remnants were last distinguishable in the eastern Great Lakes region on August 31, when it was absorbed by a frontal boundary.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 6, 2005

    Marvel Studios

    Marvel announced the Merrill Lynch financing deal with Paramount was on as marketer and distributor

    U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 6, 2005

    On September 6, 2005, Marvel announced the Merrill Lynch financing deal with Paramount was on as marketer and distributor. Also, the parent company changed its name from Marvel Enterprises, Inc. to Marvel Entertainment, Inc. to reflect the change to self-production.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2005

    United Nations

    2005 World Summit

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2005

    The 2005 World Summit reaffirmed the UN's focus on promoting development, peacekeeping, human rights, and global security.


  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2005

    Rosa Parks

    Death

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2005

    Parks died of natural causes on October 24, 2005, at the age of 92, in her apartment on the east side of Detroit.


  • Montgomery & Detroit, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 27, 2005

    Rosa Parks

    Reserving the front seats of the city buses with black ribbons in honor of Parks

    Montgomery & Detroit, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 27, 2005

    City officials in Montgomery and Detroit announced on October 27, 2005, that the front seats of their city buses would be reserved with black ribbons in honor of Parks until her funeral.


  • Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
    Saturday Oct 29, 2005

    Rosa Parks

    Parks' coffin was flown to Montgomery

    Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
    Saturday Oct 29, 2005

    Parks' coffin was flown to Montgomery and taken in a horse-drawn hearse to the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church, where she lay in repose at the altar on October 29, 2005, dressed in the uniform of a church deaconess. A memorial service was held there the following morning.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Oct 30, 2005

    Rosa Parks

    The Casket was transported to Washington, D.C.

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Oct 30, 2005

    In the evening the casket was transported to Washington, D.C. and transported by a bus similar to the one in which she made her protest, to lie in honor in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.


  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 2, 2005

    Rosa Parks

    Her Funeral

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 2, 2005

    With her body and casket returned to Detroit, for two days, Parks lay in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Her funeral service was seven hours long and was held on November 2, 2005, at the Greater Grace Temple Church in Detroit.


  • Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 3, 2005

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal injured his right ankle

    Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 3, 2005

    In the second game of the 2005–06 season, O'Neal injured his right ankle and subsequently missed the following 18 games. Upon O'Neal's return, Van Gundy resigned, citing family reasons, and Pat Riley assumed head coach responsibilities.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    Microsoft

    Xbox 360 Release

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    In November 2005, the Xbox 360 was released. There were two versions, a no-frills version for $299.99 and a bells-and-whistles version for $399.99.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Wednesday Nov 23, 2005

    X-box

    The Xbox 360

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Wednesday Nov 23, 2005

    The Xbox 360 was released as the successor of the original Xbox in November 2005, competing with Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    Eminem

    Curtain Call: The Hits

    U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    In 2005, industry insiders speculated that Eminem was considering ending his rapping career after six years and several Multi-Platinum albums. Rumors began early in the year about a double album to be released late that year, entitled The Funeral; the greatest hits album, entitled Curtain Call: The Hits, was released in December.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 8, 2005

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal was sworn in

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 8, 2005

    Upon his trade to Miami, O'Neal began training to become a Miami Beach reserve officer. On December 8, 2005, he was sworn in, but elected for a private ceremony to avoid distracting attention from the other officers. He assumed a $1 per year salary in this capacity.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 15, 2005

    YouTube

    YouTube launched officially

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 15, 2005

    Following a $3.5 million investment from Sequoia Capital in November, the site launched officially on December 15, 2005, by which time the site was receiving 8 million views a day.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 20, 2005

    Kobe Bryant

    Bryant outscored the entire Mavericks team

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 20, 2005

    The 2005–06 season marked a crossroads in Bryant's basketball career. Despite past differences with Bryant, Jackson returned to coach the Lakers. Bryant endorsed the move, and by all appearances, the two men worked together well the second time around, leading the Lakers back into the playoffs. Bryant's individual scoring accomplishments posted resulted in the finest statistical season of his career. On December 20, 2005, Bryant scored 62 points in three quarters against the Dallas Mavericks. Entering the fourth quarter, Bryant outscored the entire Mavericks team 62–61, the only time a player has done this through three quarters since the introduction of the shot clock.


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