On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 2006

Historical Events

  • The Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin, announced as extinct.

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Beachell, American plant breeder, dies at 100
  • Homesick James [Williamson], American blues slide guitarist and singer (Elmore James band, 1955-62), dies at 96 [or 101, or 92 - date of birth disputed]
  • Keith Larsen, American actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle), dies at 82
  • Lamar Hunt, American sports executive and NFL owner (KC Chiefs), dies at 74
2006 Highlights

About December 13, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius