What Happened on November 8, 2005

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia, the first woman to lead an African country

Famous Deaths

  • Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (Oi Kyries tis avlis), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • David Westheimer, American novelist (Von Ryan's Express), dies at 88
2005 Highlights

About November 8, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

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