What Happened on December 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed.

Famous Weddings

  • Canadian pair figure skaters David Pelletier (31) weds partner Jamie Sale (28) at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in Alberta, Canada

Famous Deaths


Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad at 69

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Michel Plasse, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • Terry Peck, Falkland Islander (b. 1938) who acted as a scout for 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment in the Falklands War