On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 2006

Historical Events

  • Peugeot produces its last car at the Ryton Plant signalling the end of mass car production in Coventry, formerly a major centre of the British motor industry.

Famous Deaths

  • Al Shugart, pioneering American computer engineer and co-founder of Seagate Technology (b. 1930)
  • Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1935)
  • Lucien Goethals, Belgian composer, dies at 75
  • Paul Arizin, American basketball player (b. 1928)

Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle, American actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 71

  • Raymond P. Shafer, 38th Governor of Pennsylvania (b. 1917)
2006 Highlights

About December 12, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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