What Happened on August 17, 2005

Historical Events

  • The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts.

Famous Deaths

  • John Bahcall, American astrophysicist (b. 1934)
2005 Highlights

About August 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: You're Beautiful - James Blunt