On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 2006

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko is sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for money laundering, wire fraud, and extortion

  • Hyperion, the world's tallest living tree, a Redwood standing 115.55 m (379.1 ft), discovered by naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor in Redwood National and State Parks, California
2006 Highlights

About August 25, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: London Bridge - Fergie
  • UK #1 Song: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Ft. Wyclef Jean