On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 2005

Historical Events

  • Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Broeg, American sports writer (b. 1918)
  • Eugene K. Bird, German prison director (b. 1926)
  • Fernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (b. 1922)
  • Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • Raymond Hains, French artist (b. 1926)
  • Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1943)
  • Tony Jackson, American professional basketball player, (ABL - Chicago Majors, 1961-63; ABA - three teams, 1967-69), dies at 62
2005 Highlights

About October 28, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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