What Happened on January 20, 2005

Historical Events

  • Philip Glass' Symphony No. 7 (Toltec) premieres with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Nowak-JezioraƄski, Polish journalist, writer, and politician (b. 1913)
  • Miriam Louisa Rothschild, British zoologist, entomologist, and author (b. 1908)
  • Per Borten, 18th Prime Minister of Norway (1965-71), dies at 91
  • Roland Frye, American literary critic and theologian (b. 1921)
2005 Highlights

About January 20, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • UK #1 Song: One Night/I Got Stung - Elvis Presley