- 72nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-10 in Auburn
Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.
- "Superman Returns" actor Brandon Routh (28) weds actress Courtney Ford (29) at the beautiful El Capitan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No