On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 2006

Historical Events

  • 63rd Venice Film Festival: "Still Life" directed by Jia Zhangke wins Golden Lion

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Greg Maddux wins his 330th career game

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

Investor Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

Famous Deaths

  • Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway), dies at 90
  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), dies at 94
  • Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)
2006 Highlights

About August 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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