January 9, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, commonly known as the Naivasha Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement rebel group in Naivasha, Kenya.