What Happened on August 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 63rd Venice Film Festival: "Still Life" directed by Jia Zhangke wins Golden Lion

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Greg Maddux wins his 330th career game

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

Investor Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

Famous Deaths

  • Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)