On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 2005

Historical Events


Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The White Stripes, and Coldplay headline; other performers include The Kaiser Chiefs, Taj Mahal, Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, and Primal Scream

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
Singer-Songwriter Brian Wilson
Singer-Songwriter
Brian Wilson

Famous Weddings

  • "Real Madrid" football striker Michael Owen (25) weds Louise Bonsall at Carden Park Hotel in Chester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hakham Yedidia Shofet, Former chief rabbi of Iran (b. 1908)
  • Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
2005 Highlights

About June 24, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer