October 10, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Negotiations between the CDU/CSU and SPD in Germany conclude with the two parties agreeing to form a grand coalition with Angela Merkel as chancellor after both parties lost seats in the 2005 German federal election

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel

Deaths in History

  • Milton Obote, President of Uganda (b. 1925)
  • Wayne Booth, American literary critic (b. 1921)