On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2006

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Schumacher wins US F1 Grand Prix for the 5th time, 1st driver in any series to win 5 races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya (152) and Upul Tharanga (109) compile world record cricket ODI opening stand of 286 vs England at Headingley

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
2006 Highlights

About July 2, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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