What Happened on January 24, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

After losing the federal election to Stephen Harper, Paul Martin resigns as leader of the Liberal party

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin
22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Penn, American actor (b. 1965)
  • Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers (b. 1914)
  • Schafik Handal, Salvadoran politician