On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2005

Historical Events

  • 158th Grand National: 9-year-old 7/1 favourite Hedgehunter, ridden by Ruby Walsh and trained by Willie Mullins, win by 14 lengths from 40/1 shot Royal Auclair

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles

Prince of Wales Prince Charles
Prince of Wales
Prince Charles
Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles

Famous Deaths

  • Andrea Dworkin, American radical feminist (Pornography: Men Possessing Women), dies of heart failure at 58
  • Jerrel Wilson, American NFL punter (Pro Bowl 1970-72; Super Bowl 1970; KC Chiefs), dies of cancer at 63
2005 Highlights

About April 9, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries