What Happened on January 22, 2006

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Denver Broncos, 34-17

Event of Interest

Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country's first indigenous president

NBA Record

Kobe Bryant scores 81 points in a 122-104 Lakers victory over the Toronto Raptors; second-highest game total in NBA history, behind only Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game (1962)

  • NFC Championship, Qwest Stadium, Seattle: Seattle Seahawks beat Carolina Panthers, 34-14
2006 History

Famous Weddings

Lisa Marie Presley

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan; divorce in 2021

Famous Deaths

  • Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboardist (Ekseption), and composer, dies from complications of a stroke at 59

About January 22, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  • UK #1 Song: When The Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys