On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

23rd MTV Video Music Awards: Panic! At the Disco, Kelly Clarkson & James Blunt win

Person of InterestThe Scream

Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" is recovered from a raid by Norwegian police. The painting was said to be in a better-than-expected condition.
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"The Scream", pastel on cardboard by Edvard Munch

Famous Deaths

  • Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (b. 1977)
  • Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian footballer (b. 1983)
  • Tom Delaney, British racing driver (b. 1911)