On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs a bill into legislation that would ban most abortions in the state.

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Braden, American civil rights activist, journalist, and educator, dies at 81
  • Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of Christopher Reeve and activist (Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation), dies of lung cancer at 44
  • King Floyd, American soul singer-songwriter (Groove Me), dies of complications of a stroke and diabetes at 61

Person of interestKirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett, American MLB player (Minnesota Twins), dies of a stroke at 45

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett