On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Fletcher, British comedian, dies at 91
  • Edo Murtić, Croatian painter, dies at 83
  • Frank Kelly Freas, American artist, dies at 82
  • Maclyn McCarty, American geneticist, dies at 93
  • Ronald "Bo" Ginn, American politician, dies at 70
2005 Highlights

About January 2, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

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