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  • Italy
    Sunday Apr 3, 2005
    Silvio Berlusconi

    Loss in 2005 regional elections

    Italy
    Sunday Apr 3, 2005

    In the 2005 regional elections (3 April/4 April 2005), centre-left candidates the for regional presidencies won in 12 out of 14 regions where control of local governments and presidencies were at stake. Berlusconi's coalition held only two of the regions (Lombardy and Veneto) up for re-election. Three parties, Union of Christian and Centre Democrats, National Alliance and New Italian Socialist Party, threatened to withdraw from the Berlusconi government.




  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 6, 2005
    Mona Lisa

    Salle des États

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 6, 2005

    On 6 April 2005—following a period of curatorial maintenance, recording, and analysis—the painting was moved to a new location within the museum's Salle des États. It is displayed in a purpose-built, climate-controlled enclosure behind bulletproof glass.




  • Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, England
    Saturday Apr 9, 2005
    Prince Charles

    2nd Marriage

    Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, England
    Saturday Apr 9, 2005

    The marriage Charles and Camilla Parker was scheduled to take place in a civil ceremony at Windsor Castle, with a subsequent religious blessing at St George's Chapel. The venue was subsequently changed to Windsor Guildhall, because a civil marriage at Windsor Castle would oblige the venue to be available to anyone who wished to be married there. Four days before the wedding, it was postponed from the originally scheduled date of 8 April until the following day in order to allow Charles and some of the invited dignitaries to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II.




  • Moscow, Russia
    Sunday Apr 10, 2005
    Garry Kasparov

    A Promotional event

    Moscow, Russia
    Sunday Apr 10, 2005

    On 10 April 2005, Kasparov was in Moscow at a promotional event when he was struck over the head with a chessboard he had just signed. The assailant was reported to have said "I admired you as a chess player, but you gave that up for politics" immediately before the attack.




  • 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.




  • Italy
    Wednesday Apr 20, 2005
    Silvio Berlusconi

    Dissolution of the government

    Italy
    Wednesday Apr 20, 2005

    Berlusconi after some hesitation, then presented to the President of the Republic a request for the dissolution of his government on 20 April 2005.




  • Italy
    Saturday Apr 23, 2005
    Silvio Berlusconi

    New government

    Italy
    Saturday Apr 23, 2005

    On 23 April, he formed a new government with the same allies, reshuffling ministers and amending the government programme.


  • 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.


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