On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 2005

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose

Singer and Actress Billie Piper
Singer and Actress
Billie Piper
  • The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the walk.

Famous Deaths

  • GĂ©rard Filion, Quebec businessman and journalist (b. 1909)
British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan
  • Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), dies at 90
  • Paul Hester, Australian drummer (Split Enz and Crowded House) (b. 1959)
2005 Highlights

About March 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries