On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2006

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: North Carolina State defensive end Mario Williams first pick from Houston Texans

Famous Weddings

  • "The O.C." actress Amanda Righetti (23) weds film director and writer Jordan Alan in Oahu, Hawaii
  • Ranchera singer Lupillo Rivera weds Mayeli in Garden Grove, California

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award), dies of natural causes at 97

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist and Author
John Kenneth Galbraith

2006 Highlights

About April 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus