April 24, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

BeatificationPapal Inauguration

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI

Deaths in History

  • Ezer Weizman, President of Israel (b. 1924)
  • Fei Xiaotong, Chinese sociologist (b. 1910)