July 4, 2006 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Branson sells Virgin Mobile to NTL for £962.4 million

Business Magnate Richard Branson
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Richard Branson
  • Space Shuttle program: STS-121 Mission - Space Shuttle Discovery launches at 18:37:55 UTC.