What Happened on October 2, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Charles Carl Roberts murders five schoolgirls in a shooting incident at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania; he then commits suicide.

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Chenoweth-Hage, American politician (b. 1938)
  • Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Tamara Dobson, American actress (b. 1947)