On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 2006

Historical Events

  • 56th Berlin International Film Festival: "Grbavica" wins the Golden Bear

Sports History

Al Michaels joins NBC's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast with John Madden

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Laker, British airline entrepreneur (b. 1922)
  • Nadira, Indian actress (b. 1932)
  • Ron Greenwood, English soccer defender (Brentford) and manager (West Ham Utd 1961-74; FA Cup 1964, European Cup Winners' Cup 1965; England 1977-82), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 84
2006 Highlights

About February 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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