On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • One million Lebanese opposition supporters gather in downtown Beirut, calling for the government to resign.

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAugusto Pinochet

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

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet
  • Jack Williamson, American sci-fi author (Cometeers), dies at 98