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2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2005th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2000s decade.

From top left, clockwise: Hurricane Katrina killed 1,836 people throughout the southern United States; the Funeral of Pope John Paul II is held in Vatican City; "Me at the zoo", the first video ever to be uploaded to YouTube; Eris and its satellite were discovered in January 2005 by a Palomar Observatory–based team; Saddam Hussein sits before an Iraqi judge at a courthouse in Baghdad and is executed the next year; the shrine and resting place for Rafic Hariri in September; the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is launched from Kennedy Space Center, designed to explore Mars; The Live 8 concert in the Tiergarten, Berlin.
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2005 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2005
Ab urbe condita2758
Armenian calendar1454
Assyrian calendar6755
Baháʼí calendar161–162
Balinese saka calendar1926–1927
Bengali calendar1412
Berber calendar2955
British Regnal year53 Eliz. 2  54 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2549
Burmese calendar1367
Byzantine calendar7513–7514
Chinese calendar甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
4701 or 4641
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4702 or 4642
Coptic calendar1721–1722
Discordian calendar3171
Ethiopian calendar1997–1998
Hebrew calendar5765–5766
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2061–2062
 - Shaka Samvat1926–1927
 - Kali Yuga5105–5106
Holocene calendar12005
Igbo calendar1005–1006
Iranian calendar1383–1384
Islamic calendar1425–1426
Japanese calendarHeisei 17
Javanese calendar1937–1938
Juche calendar94
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4338
Minguo calendarROC 94
Nanakshahi calendar537
Thai solar calendar2548
Tibetan calendar阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
2131 or 1750 or 978
(female Wood-Rooster)
2132 or 1751 or 979
Unix time1104537600 – 1136073599

2005 was designated as the International Year for Sport and Physical Education and the International Year of Microcredit. The beginning of 2005 also marked the end of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995–2005).