May 14, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the US Navy, deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. Largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood.

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI