On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2005

Historical Events

Video Music Awards

22nd MTV Video Music Awards: Green Day, Kelly Clarkson and Kanye West win

Singer Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson
Rapper Kanye West
Kanye West
Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
Bassist Rocker
Mike Dirnt
  • Seven members and former members of the AFL-CIO form a new trade union organization, the Change to Win Federation.

Famous Deaths

  • R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), dies at 78 (b. 1926)
  • Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)
2005 Highlights

About September 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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