On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2005

Historical Events

  • The United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana in Gonzales v. Raich.

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American stage and screen Emmy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winning actress (The Graduate; The Miracle Worker), director, and screenwriter, dies from uterine cancer at 73

Actress Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
  • Dana Elcar, American actor (Peter Thornton- MacGyver), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, dies at 81
2005 Highlights

About June 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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