Biggest Events of the Year 2005

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1 Pope John Paul II dies

Born Karol Józef Wojtyła, one of the most beloved popes ever dies - MatrixGuy

2 First human face transplant is performed in Amiens, France
3 Angela Merkel becomes Germany's first female chancellor
4 US Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina strikes the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastal areas

Over 1,000 are killed, and severe damage is caused - MatrixGuy

5 North Korea announces that it has nuclear weapons
6 Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles
7 Egypt holds its first Presidential election
8 Deep Impact space probe successfully hits comet Tempel 1
9 Civil Partnership Act comes into effect in the UK, granting legal status to gay and lesbian couples
10 Russia and China hold their first ever joint military exercise

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11 Karla Homolka is released from Prison, after serving her 12 year sentence in full.

She was serving time for killing her sister Tammy, as well as Kristen French & Leslie Mahaffey.

12 YouTube Launched
13 7 July London bombings
14 Kashmir earthquake kills about 80,000 people
15 Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy
16 Yeti Lobster discovered
17 Super Columbine Massacre RPG! is released
18 Tiger Woods becomes the first golfer under age 30 to win four Masters' Golf titles
19 The iPod Mini is discontinued
20 The iPod Nano is released
21 Jay-Z/Nas feud ends
22 Me at the Zoo becomes the first video uploaded on YouTube
23 JC's Girls is formed
24 YouTube begins
25 Sr. Lucia dos Santos dies

The last seer of Our Lady of Fatima. - clusium

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