Thousands of people lined the streets of Rome for the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
Iraqi people chose Jalal Talabani as the country's first freely-elected new president.
Prince Charles and Camilla finally tied the knot in Windsor.
The first ever Aye-aye (a type of Lemur) to be bred in captivity was born in the UK. His keepers called him Kintana.
David Tennant was chosen to be the 10th Doctor Who.
Paula Radcliffe put the gloom of the Athens Olympics behind her and won the London Marathon - and shocked onlookers when she stopped for a wee by the side of the road on the way!!
A huge iceberg caused damage to part of Antarctica when it smashed into the side and broke off a 5km-sized chunk. It was so destructive that it was thought maps would need to be altered to show that Antarctica had changed shape!
Chimpanzees in a South African zoo picked up a nasty smoking habit after visitors threw cigarette butts into their cages.
The Hubble telescope which takes pictures from space celebrated its 15th birthday.
The world's largest passenger plane called the Airbus completed its test flight. The huge plane is the length of eight London buses!!!!
Research revealed that the number of obese children in the UK had risen in the last eight years - especially in kids aged eight to 10.
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected to replace Pope John Paul II, and was given the name of Benedict XVI.