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Headlines From 2005 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 2005 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 2005 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 2005 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 2005 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 2005 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 2005 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 2005 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 2005 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 2005 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 2005 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
20th January 2005George W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington D.C. for his second term as the 43rd President of the United States.
15th February 2005The Internet site ‘YouTube’ goes online.
3rd March 2005Millionaire Steve Fossett breaks a world record by completing the first non-stop, non-refuelled, solo flight around the world in the Virgin Atlantic ‘GlobalFlyer‘.
2nd April 2005Pope John Paul II dies; over four million people travel to the Vatican to mourn him.
9th April 2005The marriage of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles takes place after being briefly postponed following the Pope's death. Camilla assumes the titles ‘Her Royal Highness’ and ‘Duchess of Cornwall‘.
19th April 2005Papal conclave, 2005: Pope Benedict XVI (Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger) succeeds Pope John Paul II, becoming the 265th Pope.
5th May 2005The Labour Party is re-elected in the 2005 general election, albeit with a substantially reduced majority.
25th May 2005Liverpool FC beats AC Milan on penalties to win the UEFA Champions League in Istanbul. The Reds come back from 3-0 down at half-time and as it is their fifth victory, they are allowed to keep the trophy.
28th June 2005The Queen conducts the International Fleet Review of 167 international warships in the Solent, as part of the Trafalgar 200 celebrations.
2nd July 2005‘Live 8‘ concerts, takes place throughout the world, raising interest in the ‘Make Poverty History’ campaign. It is designed to precede the G8 summit and place pressure on world leaders to drop the debt of the world‘s poorest nations and increase both aid and Fair Trade.
6th July 2005The International Olympic Committee awards the 2012 Summer Olympics to London.
7th July 2005The United Kingdom is targeted in a terrorist attack. Four explosions - three on the Underground and one on a bus - rock the transport network in London, killing 56 people and injuring over 700.
28th July 2005The Provisional IRA issues a statement formally ordering an end to the armed campaign it has pursued since 1969, and ordering all its units to dump their arms.
12th September 2005The English cricket team draws the final match to win the 2005 Ashes.
1st October 2005The 2005 Bali Bombings kill twenty-six people and injure more than 100 others.
25th November 2005George Best, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1946) dies.
30th November 2005 Surgeons in France carry out the first ever human face transplant.
11th December 2005The 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire causes widespread damage and is the largest explosion ever to occur in peacetime Europe.
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A Newspaper From 2005

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).