May 14, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the US Navy, deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. Largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.

BeatificationBeatification

Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI