What Happened on May 14, 2005

Historical Events

  • Former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the US Navy, deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. Largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.

Beatification

Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood

Famous Weddings

  • The Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Jason Priestley (35) weds British makeup artist Naomi Lowde at the One & Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas
2005 Highlights

About May 14, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely - Akon