WHAT ALL HAPPENED FEBRUARY TO APRIL 2005
Find out what all happened February to April 2005

The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia. (16. February 2005)

Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union. (25. April 2005)

Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation. (29. April 2005)

The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs. (16. February 2005)

Karolos Papoulias becomes President of Greece. (12. March 2005)

107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan. (25. April 2005)

Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City. (14. February 2005)

Youtube is launched by a group of college students, eventually becoming the largest video sharing website in the world and a main source for viral videos. (14. February 2005)

Over four million people attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II. (8. April 2005)

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling. (3. March 2005)

Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day. (6. April 2005)

The controversial French law on colonialism is passed, requiring teachers to teach the "positive values of colonialism". After public outcry, it is repealed at the beginning of 2006. (23. February 2005)

Mayerthorpe tragedy: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion. (3. March 2005)

Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles; Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles in a civil ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall. (9. April 2005)

Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout. (20. February 2005)

A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127. (28. February 2005)

Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon Rafik Hariri is killed, along with 21 others, when explosives, equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT, are detonated as his motorcade drove near the St. George Hotel in Beirut. (14. February 2005)

U.S. Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional marking a change in "national standards,". (1. March 2005)

Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country (Syrian occupation of Lebanon). (26. April 2005)

Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control. (16. March 2005)

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WHAT ALL HAPPENED FROM FEBRUARY TO APRIL

WHAT ALL HAPPENED FEBRUARY TO APRIL 2005
Find out what all happened February to April 2005

The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia. (16. February 2005)

Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union. (25. April 2005)

Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation. (29. April 2005)

The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs. (16. February 2005)

Karolos Papoulias becomes President of Greece. (12. March 2005)

107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan. (25. April 2005)

Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City. (14. February 2005)

Youtube is launched by a group of college students, eventually becoming the largest video sharing website in the world and a main source for viral videos. (14. February 2005)

Over four million people attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II. (8. April 2005)

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling. (3. March 2005)

Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day. (6. April 2005)

The controversial French law on colonialism is passed, requiring teachers to teach the "positive values of colonialism". After public outcry, it is repealed at the beginning of 2006. (23. February 2005)

Mayerthorpe tragedy: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion. (3. March 2005)

Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles; Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles in a civil ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall. (9. April 2005)

Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout. (20. February 2005)

A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127. (28. February 2005)

Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon Rafik Hariri is killed, along with 21 others, when explosives, equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT, are detonated as his motorcade drove near the St. George Hotel in Beirut. (14. February 2005)

U.S. Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional marking a change in "national standards,". (1. March 2005)

Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country (Syrian occupation of Lebanon). (26. April 2005)

Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control. (16. March 2005)

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