What Happened on July 30, 2006

Historical Events

  • British Senior Open Men's Golf, Turnberry: American Loren Roberts wins in a playoff with Eduardo Romero of Argentina
  • Bruce Sutter, relief pitcher for Cubs, Cardinals, and Braves, inducted into MLB Hall of Fame, in Cooperstown, New York
  • World's longest running music show "Top of the Pops" is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show aired for 42 years.
2006 History

Famous Deaths

  • Al Balding, Canadian golfer (first Canadian to win PGA Tour event in US, 4-time winner), dies of cancer at 82
  • Anthony Galla-Rini, American concert accordionist,and arranger, dies at 102
  • Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (b. 1921)

About July 30, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado Featuring Timbaland
  • UK #1 Song: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Ft. Wyclef Jean