On This Day

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? 16 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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