On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 2006

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy little black dress from film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" auctioned for charity for record £467,200 ($923,187) at Christie's, London

Actress Audrey Hepburn
Actress
Audrey Hepburn
Courtier and Fashion Designer Hubert de Givenchy
Courtier and Fashion Designer
Hubert de Givenchy
  • Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in Fiji.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Greg Maddux signs a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $10 million

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Famous Deaths

  • David Bronstein, Ukrainian-born chess grandmaster (b. 1924)
2006 Highlights

About December 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius