On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 2005

Famous Deaths

  • Immanuel C.Y. Hsu, scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history (b. 1923)
  • José Azcona del Hoyo, President of Honduras (1986-90), dies at 78
  • Mokarrameh Ghanbari, Iranian painter (b. 1928)
  • Robert Sloman, English screenwriter, dies at 79

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, dies of natural causes at 92

2005 Highlights

About October 24, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand)

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