On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2006

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alan Greenspan retires as Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan
Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Alan Greenspan

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor retires and is replaced by Samuel Alito

1st Woman Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
1st Woman Supreme Court Justice
Sandra Day O'Connor

Famous Deaths

  • Moira Shearer, Scottish actress (The Red Shoes) and ballerina, dies at 80
2006 Highlights

About January 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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