On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost US$ 900 million.

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Rupert Grint
  • The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.
  • The military junta of Myanmar (Burma) begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana.

Famous Deaths

  • Miguel Aceves Mej√≠a, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)