What Happened on September 12, 2005

Historical Events

  • Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
  • Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.

Radio History

Mark Messier announces on ESPN radio that he will retire from the NHL

  • The bodies of more than 40 patients discovered in a flooded hospital in New Orleans.
  • The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.
2005 Highlights

About September 12, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Cha - Pussycat Dolls Ft. Busta Rhymes