On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1924)