What Happened on July 1, 2006

Historical Events

  • The first operation of Qinghai-Tibet Railway in the People's Republic of China

Famous Weddings

  • "Hi-5" actress and singer Jennifer Peterson-Hind (26) weds recording artist Tom Korbee in Madison, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Trueman, England cricket fast bowler (England 67 Tests, 307 wickets), dies of small cell carcinoma at 75
  • Ryutaro Hashimoto, Japanese politician (Prime Minister of Japan 1996-98), dies at 68
2006 Highlights

About July 1, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Do I Make You Proud - Taylor Hicks
  • UK #1 Song: Maneater - Nelly Furtado