On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The final contest at the old Lansdowne Road Stadium in Dublin is a rugby match with Leinster beating Ulster 20-12 in a Celtic League game

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Robert Lindsay (57) weds actress and TV presenter Rosemarie Ford (44) at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club
  • L.A. Galaxy soccer player Landon Donovan (24) weds actress Bianca Kajlich (29) at Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • George Sisler, Jr., baseball executive (b. 1917)
  • Liese Prokop, Austrian pentathlete (Olympic silver 1968), dies at 65