On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 2006

Historical Events

Historic Event

Fidel Castro temporarily hands over power to brother Raúl Castro. This leads to a celebration in Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana in Spanish), Miami, Florida, where many Cuban Americans participated.

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Eells, American sportscaster ("Voice of the Razorbacks"), dies at 70
2006 Highlights

About July 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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