2005 in the Netherlands

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This article lists some of the events that took place in the Netherlands in 2005.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 31: A storage tank explodes in Warffum, Groningen killing 2 men and severely injuring another.[1]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 13: Talpa begins with the broadcasting of TV programs[2]

September[edit]

  • 11: Dennis van der Geest becomes world champion judo in Cairo judo in the open division.[3]
  • 13: The Public Ministry confesses in having made great mistakes in their Schiedamse park murder investigation.

October[edit]

  • 27: Eleven soon to be deported asylum seekers die in a fire at the Schiphol-East detention center.

November[edit]

  • 2: John Mieremet is assassinated in Thailand and Kees Houtman a real estate agent related to the criminal underworld is also assassinated in Amsterdam
  • 14: Domino Day 2005 sparrow - A house sparrow, Passer domesticus, was shot and killed during preparations for Domino Day 2005.
  • 15: Political activist, publicist and journalist Louis Sévèke is shot and killed in the center of Nijmegen.
  • 25: Severe weather creates the longest evening peak traffic jam in The Netherlands ever: there is 802 kilometer traffic jam at 18.00 o'clock. Only at 05.20 o'clock, the next morning, all traffic jams are resolved. Hundreds of travelers (also by train) spend the night in shelters.

December[edit]

Sport[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Two dead in gas explosion". Retrieved 2017-06-23. 
  2. ^ "De Mol christens new television station 'Talpa'". Retrieved 2017-06-23. 
  3. ^ "Dennis van der Geest, Judoka, JudoInside". www.judoinside.com. Retrieved 2017-06-23.