January 15, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system.
  • ESA's SMART-1 lunar orbiter discovers elements such as calcium, aluminum, silicon, iron, and other surface elements on the moon.

Deaths in History

  • Dan Lee, Canadian animator (b. 1969)
  • Elizabeth Janeway, American author (b. 1913)
  • Walter Ernsting, German author (b. 1920)