On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2005

Historical Events

Historic Event

Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes the Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day

6th President of Iraq Jalal Talabani
6th President of Iraq
Jalal Talabani

Famous Deaths

  • Geoff Millman, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; Bedfordshire CCC, Nottinghamshire CCC), dies at 70

Rainier III

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005), dies at 81

Prince of Monaco Rainier III
Prince of Monaco
Rainier III

2005 Highlights

About April 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries