January 1, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in History

  • Bob Matsui, American politician (b. 1941)
  • Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist (b. 1938)
  • Hugh Lawson, 6th Baron Burnham, British newspaperman (b. 1931)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Shirley Chisholm, 1st African American Congresswoman (Rep-D-NY) and presidential candidate, dies of a stroke at 80

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm