Historical Events for September 2005
Events 1 - 24 of 24
1st - Seven members and former members of the AFL-CIO form a new trade union organization, the Change to Win Federation.
1st - 22nd MTV Video Music Awards: Green Day, Kelly Clarkson & Kanye West wins
5th - Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.
7th - First presidential election was held in Egypt.
8th - Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.
11th - The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.
11th - "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released
11th - 125th U.S. Open: Roger Federer beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1)
11th - 125th U.S. Open: Kim Clijsters beats Mary Pierce (6-3, 6-1)
Tennis Player Mary Pierce 12th - The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.
12th - Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.
12th - The bodies of more than 40 patients discovered in a flooded hospital in New Orleans.
12th - Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
12th - Mark Messier announces on ESPN radio that he will retire from the NHL
16th - Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.
18th - 57th Emmy Awards: Lost, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Spader & Patricia Arquette win
23rd - FBI killing of Filiberto Ojeda on Plan Bonito Hormigueros, Puerto Rico.
24th - Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.
NHL Legend Mark Messier 25th - E1 Train Disaster
27th - Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets
29th - Chicago White Sox clinch their first division title since 2000 and become just the 10th team in the history of baseball to be in first place on every day of the season
29th - Amnesty referendum in Algeria.
30th - The Parliament of Catalonia passes with 120 plus votes and 15 against, the Project of New Catalan Statute of Autonomy, proclaiming in its article 1, "Catalonia is a nation".
30th - The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.