On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • (Märta) Birgit Nilsson, Swedish operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome), dies at 87
  • Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (b. 1930)
  • Robert Barbers, Philippine senator (b. 1944)
2005 Highlights

About December 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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