On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 2005

Historical Events

  • Arsenal’s English Premier League record 33-game unbeaten streak at home ends when the Gunners go down, 4-2 to Manchester United at Highbury
  • Canada introduces the Civil Marriage Act, making Canada the fourth country to sanction same-sex marriage.
  • Nepalese King Gyanendra exercises Coup d'état to capture the democracy becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.

Famous Deaths

  • George Douglass Milne, British peer, soldier and artist, dies at 95
  • John Vernon [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), dies at 72
2005 Highlights

About February 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius