What Happened on April 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 24th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Baylor beats Michigan State 84-62

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Messick [Dalia Messick], American comic strip artist (Brenda Starr), dies at 98
  • Debralee Scott, American actress (b. 1953)
  • John Sichel, British film and television director (b. 1937)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Saul Bellow, Canadian-American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), dies at 89

Novelist Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow