On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Jalilah bint Ali of Jordan, eldest child of Prince Ali bin Al Hussein and Rym Brahimi, born in Amman, Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers, Show Business, Atlantic City), dies at 85

Person of interestGordon Gould

Gordon Gould, American physicist (inventor of the laser) dies at 85

Physicist Gordon Gould
Physicist
Gordon Gould
  • Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, dies at 83