On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Economist Ben Bernanke becomes chairman of the US Federal Reserve, succeeding Alan Greenspan

Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke
Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Ben Bernanke
US Fed Chairman & Economist Alan Greenspan
US Fed Chairman & Economist
Alan Greenspan
  • High school senior Epiphanny Prince scores US girls national prep basketball record 113 points in Murry Bergtraum HS's 137-32 win over Brandeis HS; surpasses Cheryl Miller's 105

Famous Deaths

  • Bryce Harland, New Zealand diplomat (b. 1931)
  • Dick Bass, American football player (b. 1937)