What Happened on August 4, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dame Silvia Cartwright steps down as the Governor-General of New Zealand and is replaced by The Honourable Anand Satyanand, who is sworn in on 23 August.

Famous Weddings

  • Former Miss Ireland Andrea Roche (30) weds PJ Mansfield at Church of The Nativity of the Blessed Mary in Saggart Village, Dublin

Famous Deaths

  • John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), dies of cancer at 62