On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • Al Aronowitz, American music journalist (b. 1928)
  • Constant [Nieuwenhuys], Dutch painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens), and sculptor, dies at 85
  • Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia (1982-2005), dies at 84
  • WiBo, Dutch cartoonist, dies at 87
2005 Highlights

About August 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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