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? 18 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: You're Beautiful - James Blunt