What Happened on September 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US Representative Mark Foley resigns after allegations of inappropriate emails to house pages were introduced.

Famous Weddings

  • Prince Louis of Luxembourg (20) weds Tessy Antony (26) at a parish church in Gilsdorf, Luxembourg

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)
  • Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic (b. 1926)
  • Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1912)
  • Michael A. Monsoor, United States Navy SEAL (posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor), killed in Iraq at 25
  • Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1915)