On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alan Greenspan retires as Chairman of the Federal Reserve

US Fed Chairman & Economist Alan Greenspan
US Fed Chairman & Economist
Alan Greenspan
  • US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor retires and is replaced by Samuel Alito

Famous Deaths

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