Today in History for 5th December 2005

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- The Civil Partnership Act comes into effect in the United Kingdom, and the first civil partnership is registered there.
- The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Ed Masry, American lawyer (b. 1932)
- Frits Philips, Dutch businessman (b. 1905)
- Kevin "Big Kev" McQuay, Australian businessman (b. 1949)

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