On This Day

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) (b. 1954)
2005 Highlights

About January 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn