On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 2006

Historical Events

  • Burma's military junta officially names Naypyidaw, a new city in Mandalay Division, the new capital (Yangon previous capital)
  • In Scotland the prohibition of smoking in all substantially enclosed public places comes into force
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Canadian Stephen Ames shoots a final round 67 to complete biggest win of his career by 6 strokes from Retief Goosen of South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Anil Biswas, Indian politician (b. 1944)
  • Nikki Sudden, British singer/songwriter (b. 1956)
  • Paul Dana, American race car driver (b. 1975)
2006 Highlights

About March 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries