What day of the week was January 29, 2005?

The day of the week January 29th, 2005 fell on was a Saturday.

Eric Griffiths the Welsh-Scottish guitarist (The Quarrymen) (b. 1940) died on this day in 2005. As did Ephraim Kishon the Israeli author, screenwriter, and director (b. 1924) .

The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards the a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.