2005

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Events

  • January 9 - End of the Second Sudanese Civil War.
  • February 8 - End of the Second Intifada.
  • February 14 - Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri is assassinated in Beirut during a truck bombing perpetrated by Hezbollah, which kills 22 other people.
  • February 15 - Christopher Pittman is found guilty of the 2001 murders of his grandparents, Joe and Joy Pittman, and is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
  • March 1 - The Paraguayan People's Army is formed and begins an insurgency against the Paraguayan government.
  • March 21 - Red Lake shootings
  • May 15 - End of the Burundian Civil War.
  • June 3 - Luka Magnotta is convicted of one count of impersonation and three counts of fraud after impersonating a woman to apply for a credit card and purchasing over $10,000 worth of goods. He pleaded guilty and received a nine-month conditional sentence with 12 months of probation.
  • July 4 - Karla Homolka is released from prison.
  • July 7 - Four radical Islamic terrorists separately detonate three homemade bombs in quick succession aboard London Underground trains across the city and, later, a fourth on a double-decker bus in Tavistock Square. 52 people of 18 different nationalities, all of whom were UK residents, are killed, and more than 700 are injured.
  • August 1 - Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud ascends to the throne of Saudi Arabia.
  • August 3 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is elected President of Iran.
  • August 18 - Dennis Rader, the BTK Strangler, is sentenced to 10 consecutive life terms in prison, one for each of his murders.
  • August 26 - Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in as President of Burundi.
  • October 11 - Kelsey Smith-Briggs is killed by Raye Dawn Smith and Michael Lee Porter.
  • October 13 - The International Criminal Court (ICC) indicts Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
  • December 18 - Beginning of the Chadian Civil War.

Births

Victim births

  • January 19 - Charles Powell
  • March 11 - Riley Ann Sawyers
  • March 21 - Hania Aguilar
  • August 9 - Caylee Anthony

Deaths

Villain deaths

Victim deaths

  • February 14 - Rafic Hariri
  • February 27 - Jessica Lunsford
  • October 11 - Kelsey Smith-Briggs