On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dubai Ports World agrees to postpone its plans to take over management of six U.S. ports after the proposal ignited harsh bipartisan criticism on Capitol Hill.

Famous Deaths

  • Benno Besson, Swiss actor and director (Der Arzt wider Willen), dies at 83
  • Telmo Zarraonaindía, Spanish footballer (b. 1921)