October 19, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Deaths in History

  • Corinne Lévesque, wife of Quebec premier René Lévesque (b. 1943)