What Happened on February 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Canada introduces the Civil Marriage Act, making Canada the fourth country to sanction same-sex marriage.
  • Nepalese King Gyanendra exercises Coup d'├ętat 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, Canadian actor (b. 1932)