On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Warren Moon becomes the first black quarterback to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; joined by Troy Aikman, John Madden, Rayfield Wright, Harry Carson and Reggie White

NFL Legend Reggie White
NFL Legend
Reggie White

Famous Deaths

  • Edward "Ed" Thrasher, American art director and photographer (Come & Gone), dies of cancer at 74
  • Susan Butcher, American sled dog champion (b. 1954)