Ash Wednesday for the year 2005 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 9th.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated on Wednesday seven weeks before Easter and the day after Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday. This is a Christian observance which represents the first day of Lent and the starting of approximately 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
Days to Ash Wesndesday 2005
Wednesday, February 9th is day number 40 of the 2005 calendar year with -15 years, -11 months, -6 days until Ash Wednesday 2005.