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Dated Events

  • Real World: February 14. Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 15 others are killed in a car bomb explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Real World: March 11. The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, after being passed by Parliament, becomes law by royal assent.
  • Real World: March 28. An 8.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Sumatra. It is the second largest earthquake since 1965.
  • Real World: April 26. In the face of protests sparked by the death of Rafik Hariri, Syrian forces complete their withdrawal from Lebanon.
  • Real World: May 10. In Tbilisi, Georgia, an assassination attempt on U.S. President George W. Bush fails.
  • Real World: May 29. The people of France reject the European Constitution in a referendum.
  • Real World: June 1. The Dutch reject the European Constitution in a referendum.
  • Real World: July 4. Projectile fired by Deep Impact hits the comet Tempel 1, creating a crater meant to be a target for future scientific studies.
  • Real World: July 7. Four bomb explosions hit London, England's transit system- three at stations of the London Underground, and one on a bus. More than 50 die, and more than 200 are injured.
  • Real World: July 21. An attempt is made to repeat the 7-7 London bombings, but the bombs fail to explode properly- only one injury occurs.
  • Real World: July 23. The resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh is hit by a series of explosions.
  • Real World: July 26. NASA launches the Discovery, the first space shuttle launch since the Columbia disaster of 2003.
  • Real World: July 28. The Provisional Irish Republican Army formally ends its armed campaign.
  • Real World: August 17. Israel begins withdrawing its settlers from the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
  • Real World: August 29. Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast of the United States, inflicting massive damage and killing more than 1300. Levees in New Orleans collapse, flooding the city.
  • Real World: September 11. Junichiro Koizumi and the Liberal Democratic Party are restored to power in Japanese general elections.
  • Real World: October 4. Hurricane Stan hits Mexico and Central America, killing more than 1100 people.
  • Real World: October 8. The Kashmir region is hit by an earthquake, killing around 80,000 people.
  • Real World: October 15. A referendum is held on the proposed Iraqi Constitution- it is accepted by the Iraqi people.
  • Real World: October 27. Riots erupt in suburbs of Paris, France, after two youths are accidentally electrocuted.
  • Real World: November 8. French President Jacques Chirac declares a state of emergency on the 12th day of rioting.
  • Real World: November 9. Coordinated suicide bombings in Amman, Jordan, result in more than 50 deaths and more than 120 injuries.
  • Real World: November 28. A no-confidence vote in the House of Commons leads to the end of the Liberal Party minority government in Canada. New elections are scheduled for January 23, 2006.
  • Real World: December 12. Scientists announce the creation of mice with small numbers of human brain cells.

Undated Events

  • Transformers (Japan): By this time, Metroflex and Dinosaurer have been created. However, Dinosaurer was deactivated under unknown circumstances. (Scramble City, "Five Faces of Darkness" Part IV (Transformers 2010))
  • Transformers (U.S. Animated), Transformers (Japan): After Unicron's destruction, Rodimus Prime (Rodimus Convoy) leads the Autobots (Cybertrons) to drive out the broken Decepticons (Destrons), who retreat to the planet Charr. ("Five Faces of Darkness" Part I (Transformers 2010)

New Fictional Works

Notable Films

  • The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Aeon Flux, Alone in the Dark, The Amityville Horror, Batman Begins, Boogeyman, The Brothers Grimm, The Cave, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Constantine, The Corpse Bride, Cursed, Dark Water
  • Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, Doom, Elektra, Fantastic Four, The Fog, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Hide and Seek, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, House of Wax, The Island, King Kong, Land of the Dead, The Legend of Zorro, Mirrormask, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Ring 2
  • Robots, Serenity, Sin City, The Skeleton Key, Sky High, Son of the Mask, A Sound of Thunder, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, War of the Worlds, White Noise, XXX: State of the Union, Zathura

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: American Dragon: Jake Long, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, IGPX, The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, Medium, Naruto (U.S.), Supernatural, Transformers Cybertron, Yu-Gi-Oh GX (U.S.).
  • Continuing: Alias (Season 5), Charmed (Season 8), Danny Phantom (Season 2), Justice League Unlimited (Season 3), Kim Possible (Season 4), Smallville (Season 5), Stargate Atlantis (Season 2), Stargate SG-1 (Season 9).
  • Ending: Megas XLR, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Wars: Clone Wars.

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