On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • France wins Six Nations Rugby Championship on points difference over Ireland, with a 21-16 win over Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff; Ireland receives consolation prize of the Triple Crown Trophy

Famous Weddings

  • Television star Adita Wahi weds director Ameet Sawant in New Delhi

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Beutel, American journalist (b. 1930)
  • Dan Gibson, musician (b. 1922)
  • Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943)