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  • 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.




  • Argentina
    Tuesday Nov 8, 2005

    Pope Francis

    President of the Argentine Episcopal Conference

    Argentina
    Tuesday Nov 8, 2005

    On 8 November 2005, Bergoglio was elected president of the Argentine Episcopal Conference for a three-year term (2005–08).




  • Liberia
    Tuesday Nov 8, 2005

    George Weah

    The Second Round of The 2005 Elections

    Liberia
    Tuesday Nov 8, 2005

    Weah lost the run-off to Sirleaf on 8 November, garnering only 40.6% to 59.4% for Sirleaf. Weah alleged that the election had been rigged through voter intimidation and ballot tampering, and many of his supporters protested the results in the streets of Monrovia. However, after assurances that the vote was fair, several prominent African leaders called on Weah's supporters to accept the result with grace and dignity, and Sirleaf became President. The African Union had characterized the elections as "peaceful, transparent, and fair".




  • Sweden
    Tuesday Nov 15, 2005

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    The 1st Guldbollen award

    Sweden
    Tuesday Nov 15, 2005

    Ibrahimović moved from Ajax to Juventus for €16 million. He was promptly inserted into the starting eleven due in part to top scorer David Trezeguet's injury problems, and scored 16 goals. The club finished top of Serie A, and in the Champions League they reached the quarter-finals before being knocked out by eventual champions Liverpool.in November 2005, he was awarded the Guldbollen, a prize awarded to the best Swedish footballer of the year.




  • Madrid, Spain
    Saturday Nov 19, 2005

    Lionel Messi

    First Clásico

    Madrid, Spain
    Saturday Nov 19, 2005

    Messi was in the starting line-up in major matches like his first Clásico against rivals Real Madrid on 19 November. The match ended with a result "3:0" for Barcelona.




  • Germany
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    Angela Merkel

    Chancellor of Germany

    Germany
    Tuesday Nov 22, 2005

    On 22 November 2005, Merkel assumed the office of Chancellor of Germany following a stalemate election that resulted in a grand coalition with the SPD. The coalition deal was approved by both parties at party conferences on 14 November 2005. Merkel was elected Chancellor by the majority of delegates (397 to 217) in the newly assembled Bundestag on 22 November 2005, but 51 members of the governing coalition voted against her.


  • 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.


  • Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Friday Nov 25, 2005

    Adidas

    Adidas Released a New Version of The Adidas 1

    Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Friday Nov 25, 2005

    On 25 November 2005, Adidas released a new version of the Adidas 1 with an increased range of cushioning, allowing the shoe to become softer or firmer, and a new motor with 153 percent more torque.


  • Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    Ronaldinho

    The Ballon D'or

    Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    The 2005 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was delivered to the Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho on 28 November 2005.


  • Israel
    Wednesday Nov 30, 2005

    Shimon Peres

    Leaving the Labor Party

    Israel
    Wednesday Nov 30, 2005

    On 30 November 2005 Peres announced that he was leaving the Labor Party to support Ariel Sharon and his new Kadima party.


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