What Happened on November 9, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.
  • The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Famous Deaths

  • K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), dies at 85