January 1, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in History

  • Bob Matsui, American politician (b. 1941)
  • Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist (b. 1938)
  • Hugh Lawson, 6th Baron Burnham, British newspaperman (b. 1931)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Shirley Chisholm, 1st African American Congresswoman and presidential candidate (b. 1924)

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm