On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 2005

Historical Events

  • American Justin Gatlin becomes only the 2nd athlete to take sprint double, winning 200m in 20.04 at the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • James Booth [David Geeves], British actor and screenwriter (Zulu, Keeping Mum), dies at 77
2005 Highlights

About August 11, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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