What Happened on March 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 18th Commonwealth Games close in Melbourne, Australia
  • In Scotland the prohibition of smoking in all substantially enclosed public places comes into force.
  • The military junta ruling Burma officially named Naypyidaw, a new city in Mandalay Division, as the new capital. Yangon had formerly been the nation's capital.

Famous Deaths

  • Anil Biswas, Indian politician (b. 1944)
  • Nikki Sudden, British singer/songwriter (b. 1956)
  • Paul Dana, American race car driver (b. 1975)