What Happened on July 3, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Asteroid labeled as 2004 XP14 flies 432,308 km (268,624 miles) by Earth.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Steve Yzerman officially retires from the NHL, finishing with 692 goals and 1755 points

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)