On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2005

Historical Events

  • After beating South Africa the previous weekend, New Zealand clinch their 6th Tri Nations Rugby Series with a 34-24 win over Australia in Auckland; All Blacks winger Doug Howlett crosses for 3 tries

Famous Weddings

  • Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kevin Nealon (51) weds actress Susan Yeagley (33) inside the town hall in Bellagio, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Richard S.R. Fitter, British ornithologist and botanist (b. 1913)
  • William Rehnquist, American lawyer and 16th Chief Justice of the United States (1986-2005), dies in office at 80
2005 Highlights

About September 3, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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