There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years.
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Michael E. Brown and his team identify the solar system's largest known dwarf planet, Eris, using images taken at the Palomar Observatory in 2003.
Iraq's free Parliamentary elections take place for the first time in 47 years. Read More
An announcement is made that nuclear weapons are present in North Korea as a protection mechanism against the United States is made.
The establishment of YouTube as the most popular website used for video sharing occurs. Read More
The implementation of the Kyoto Protocol takes place even though the United States and Australia do not support it.
A world record is broken by the millionaire Steve Fossett as he makes the fastest solo flight around the world without stopping or refueling.
An anti-secession law implementing the prevention of a declaration of independence by Taiwan is ratified by the People's Republic of China.
Over four million people travel to the Vatican to mourn the death of Pope John Paul II. Read More
The opening of the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster to date takes place at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park as the Kingda Ka.
Vanity Fair reveals the identity of the "Deep Throat" informant of the Watergate scandal as Mark Felt, a former FBI Associate Director.
The launching of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes place. Read More
The first joint military exercise by China and Russia, known as the Peace Mission 2005, starts training on the Shandong peninsula lasting 8 days.
An exchange is made by North Korea, agreeing to halt production of nuclear weapons for aid and cooperation.
Two Japanese banking conglomerates merge to form the world's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
The Shenzhou 6 is launched as the second Chinese spacecraft to carry a crew. Read More
The beginning of the Trials of Saddam Hussein take place. Read More
A Bilateral Investment Treaty is signed by the United States and Uruguay. Read More
The Climate Change Conference of the United Nations takes place in Montreal, Quebec. Read More
The first human face transplant is performed by French surgeons. Read More
The launching of the European Union top-level domain .eu takes place, replacing .eu.int.
The creation of mice containing small amounts of human brain cells is announced by scientists attempting to make realistic models of neurological disorders.
The beginning of the Chadian Civil War takes place. Read More
A leap second is added to the end of the year 2005. Read More
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