On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 2005

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Musical "The Color Purple" based on the book by Alice Walker opens on Broadway produced by Oprah Whitney starring LaChanze (Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical)

Novelist Alice Walker
Novelist
Alice Walker

Famous Deaths

  • Gust Avrakotos, American intelligence case officer (b. 1938)
  • Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
2005 Highlights

About December 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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