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

Charles III & Camilla Parker Bowles

His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries 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? 17 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay