On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 2005

Famous Divorces

Jessica Simpson

American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (25) divorces singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (31) due to irreconcilable differences

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)
  • Enzo Stuarti [Scapone], Italian-American pop tenor (That's A'Nice!), dies at 86
  • John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Kenneth Bulmer, English author (b. 1921)
2005 Highlights

About December 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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