On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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), dies at 70
  • Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005), dies at 81