August 16, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes near Machiques, Venezuela, killing all 160 aboard.

Deaths in History

  • Frère Roger, Swiss monk and mystic (b. 1915)
  • Joe Ranft, American animator (b. 1960)
  • William Corlett, English children's writer(b. 1938)