On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 2006

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Black Sabbath; Blondie; Miles Davis; Lynyrd Skynyrd; The Sex Pistols; Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss

Famous Deaths

  • Arne Dørumsgaard, Norwegian composer, dies at 84
  • Jimmy Johnstone, Scottish soccer forward (23 caps; Celtic FC), dies from motor neuron disease at 61
  • Maureen Stapleton, American actress (Lonelyhearts, Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite), dies at 80
  • Peter Tomarken, American game show host (Press Your Luck) (b. 1942)
  • Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (b. 1921)
2006 Highlights

About March 13, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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