On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 2006

Historical Events

Sports Awards

14th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sörenstam win

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
Golfer Annika Sörenstam
Annika Sörenstam
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Bobby Wadkins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Jim Thorpe

Famous Deaths

  • Artie Malvin, American vocalist (Glenn Miller; Jimmy Dorsey), arranger and music director (Julie LaRosa; Pat Boone; Carol Burnett), dies at 83
  • Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
2006 Highlights

About July 16, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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