What Happened on March 1, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

Animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown" directed by Carlos Saldanha with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Belgium

Actor Ray Romano
Ray Romano
  • English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station
  • Tarja Halonen is inaugurated as President of Finland for the second and last time

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Browne, American politician and author (b. 1933)
  • Jack Wild, British actor (Oliver!, H.R. Pufnstuf), dies of tongue and throat cancer at 53
  • Johnny Jackson, American musician (b. 1951)
  • Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947)