On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Deedat, Islamic scholar (b. 1918)
  • Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas, Caught), dies at 82
  • Gene Mauch, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Ilse Werner [Ilse Charlotte Still], Dutch-German actress (Fernsehsender Paul Nipkow), dies at 84
  • John H. Johnson, African-American publisher (b. 1918)
  • Monica Sjöö, Swedish artist (b. 1938)
2005 Highlights

About August 8, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo