What Happened on January 5, 2005

Historical Events

  • Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.

Famous Deaths

  • Danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors), dies of lung cancer at 50
2005 Highlights

About January 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • UK #1 Song: Against All Odds - Steve Brookstein