Today in History for 23rd December 2005

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan, to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashes shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.
- Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 3 of 3

- "Are You Being Served?" actor John Inman (70) weds Ron Lynch at Westminster Register Office
- "Jurassic Park" actress Laura Dern (38) weds musician Ben Harper (36) in Los Angeles
- Soccer star player Kaka (23) weds Brazilian singer Caroline Celico (18) at Igreja Renascer em Cristo in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and coach (b. 1914)
- Norman D. Vaughan, American polar explorer and dogsled driver (b. 1905)

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