On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1905

Historical Events

  • New Zealand beats Australia 14-3 in cold, wet conditions in the first international Rugby Union match between the countries on New Zealand soil at Tahuna Park in Dunedin

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Cecil Macfarren, English pianist and composer, dies at 79
1905 Highlights

About September 2, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo