On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 2015

Historical Events

  • US health officials confirm a salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers from Mexico is responsible for 1 death and for making hundreds sick

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness in Palm Springs, California
  • Actress Jessica Raine (33) weds actor Tom Goodman-Hill in London

Famous Deaths

  • (Frederick) "Denny" Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na, 1968-84), dies from cancer at 66
  • Jacques Israelievitch, French Canadian classical violinist, concertmaster (St. Louis Symphony, 1978-88; Toronto Symphony, 1988-2008), and music director (Koffler Chamber Orchestra, 2005-14), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, dies at 93
  • Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress (Late Spring, Tokyo Story), dies of pneumonia at 95
2015 Highlights

About September 5, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheerleader - OMI
  • UK #1 Song: What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber