Historical Events for November 2005
Events 1 - 15 of 15
1st - First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
6th - The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.
6th - The military junta of Myanmar begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana.
9th - Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.
9th - The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
15th - Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.
17th - Italy's choice of national anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, becomes official in law for the first time, almost 60 years after it was provisionally chosen following the birth of the republic.
22nd - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
23rd - Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, elected president of Liberia, is the first woman to lead an African country.
24th - Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.
25th - Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians. Maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, as well as the possible nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities and 2 million of its citizens by Soviet-controlled forces, are released.
27th - The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
27th - President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.
29th - The new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.
30th - John Sentamu becomes the first African American archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.