What Happened on October 30, 2005

Historical Events

  • The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.

Famous Deaths

  • Al L√≥pez, American Baseball HOF catcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 41; Brooklyn Dodgers; Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates) and manager (AL Manager of the Year 1959 Chicago WS; Cleveland Indians), dies at 97
  • Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (b. 1942)
2005 Highlights

About October 30, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  • UK #1 Song: I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys