What Happened on September 12, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
  • Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mark Messier announces on ESPN radio that he will retire from the NHL

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier
  • The bodies of more than 40 patients discovered in a flooded hospital in New Orleans.
  • The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.