On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 2005

Historical Events

  • Four terrorist bombers target London's public transportation system, exactly two weeks after the July 7 bombings. All four bombs fail to detonate leading to the capture of all the bombers.

Famous Weddings

  • Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Long John Baldry, British blues musician (Don't try to Lay No Boogie), dies at 64
  • Lord Alfred Hayes, English pro wrestler, manager and commentator (WWF), dies from a stroke at 76
2005 Highlights

About July 21, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer