On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Music awardsVideo Music Awards

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

Singer Kelly Clarkson
Singer
Kelly Clarkson
Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
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)