What Happened on December 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in Fiji.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Greg Maddux signs a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $10 million

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Famous Deaths

  • David Bronstein, Ukrainian-born chess grandmaster (b. 1924)