On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 2005

Historical Events

Film 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, dies at 90
  • Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader, dies from the effects of food poisoning at 48
2005 Highlights

About November 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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