On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 2005

Historical Events

  • Argentina's president NĂ©stor Kirchner announces the early repayment of its external debt to the IMF.
  • Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.
  • Latvia amends its constitution to eliminate possibility of same-sex couples being entitled to marry.
  • The 2005 Atlantic Power Outage began.

Famous Weddings

  • "Eastenders" actress Elaine Lordan (39) weds BBC manager Peter Manuel at Islington Town Hall in London

Famous Deaths

  • Darrell Russell, American football player, dies in a car crash at 29
  • Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • Stan Leonard, Canadian golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), dies of heart failure at 90
  • William Proxmire, American politician (Sen-D-WI, 1957-88), dies at 90
2005 Highlights

About December 15, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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