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January 5, 2005
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.
January 30, 2005
Iraq's free Parliamentary elections take place for the first time in 47 years.
February 10, 2005
An announcement is made that nuclear weapons are present in North Korea as a protection mechanism against the United States is made.
February 14, 2005
The establishment of YouTube as the most popular website used for video sharing occurs.
February 16, 2005
The implementation of the Kyoto Protocol takes place even though the United States and Australia do not support it.
March 3, 2005
A world record is broken by the millionaire Steve Fossett as he makes the fastest solo flight around the world without stopping or refueling.
March 14, 2005
An anti-secession law implementing the prevention of a declaration of independence by Taiwan is ratified by the People's Republic of China.
April 2, 2005
Over four million people travel to the Vatican to mourn the death of Pope John Paul II.
May 21, 2005
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.
May 31, 2005
Vanity Fair reveals the identity of the "Deep Throat" informant of the Watergate scandal as Mark Felt, a former FBI Associate Director.
August 13, 2005
The launching of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes place.
August 18, 2005
The first joint military exercise by China and Russia, known as the Peace Mission 2005, starts training on the Shandong peninsula lasting 8 days.
September 19, 2005
An exchange is made by North Korea, agreeing to halt production of nuclear weapons for aid and cooperation.
October 1, 2005
Two Japanese banking conglomerates merge to form the world's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
October 12, 2005
The Shenzhou 6 is launched as the second Chinese spacecraft to carry a crew.
October 19, 2005
The beginning of the Trials of Saddam Hussein take place.
November 4, 2005
A Bilateral Investment Treaty is signed by the United States and Uruguay.
Nov 28 - Dec 9, 2005
The Climate Change Conference of the United Nations takes place in Montreal, Quebec.
November 30, 2005
The first human face transplant is performed by French surgeons.
December 7, 2005
The launching of the European Union top-level domain .eu takes place, replacing .eu.int.
December 12, 2005
The creation of mice containing small amounts of human brain cells is announced by scientists attempting to make realistic models of neurological disorders.
December 18, 2005
The beginning of the Chadian Civil War takes place.
December 31, 2005
A leap second is added to the end of the year 2005.