On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 2006

Historical Events

  • Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed.

Famous Weddings

  • Canadian pair figure skaters David Pelletier (31) weds partner Jamie Sale (28) at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in Alberta, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Plasse, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1948)

ExecutionSaddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq (1979-2003), hanged in Baghdad at 69

  • Terry Peck, Falkland Islander (b. 1938) who acted as a scout for 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment in the Falklands War
2006 Highlights

About December 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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