What Happened on October 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

"Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage


Famous Deaths

  • Alex L. Shigo, American Biologist and Plant Pathologist, dies at 76

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (Kansas City Monarchs, 1st African-American coach in Major League Baseball), dies at 94

Baseball Player and Coach Buck O'Neil
Baseball Player and Coach
Buck O'Neil
  • Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)
  • Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930)
  • Wilson Tucker, American writer (b. 1914)