On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Famous Weddings

  • "Modern Day Drifter" country singer Dierks Bentley (30) weds Cassidy Black in Mexico
  • Australian country singer Kasey Chambers (29) weds singer-songwriter Shane Nicholson in Avoca, New South Wales
  • Race car driver Gary Paffett (24) weds his lady love Lisa in England

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Anderson, American journalist (b. 1922)
  • Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, dies at 76