What Happened on December 10, 2006

Historical Events

Sports History

British Broadcasting Corporation gives Swedish tennis icon Björn Borg a Lifetime Achievement Award; presented by Boris Becker

  • One million Lebanese opposition supporters gather in downtown Beirut, calling for the government to resign.

Famous Deaths

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet (1915-2006)

Chilean general and dictator of Chile (1973-90), dies of congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema at 91

  • Jack Williamson, American sci-fi author (Cometeers), dies at 98
2006 Highlights

About December 10, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Patience - Take That