On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 2005

Historical Events

  • Civil Partnership Act comes into force in the UK, with singer Elton John and David Furnish one of the first couples to form a same-sex civil union

Sports History

Joe Sakic is named captain of the 2006 Team Canada Olympic team

Famous Deaths

  • Elrod Hendricks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1940)
  • Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), dies of ill health at 82
2005 Highlights

About December 21, 2005

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

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