On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2005

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Tony Blair's Labour Party is re-elected for a third consecutive term in UK general election

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Atkinson, American jockey (US Champion 1944, 46), dies of a stroke at 88
2005 Highlights

About May 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus