On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Belgian tennis star Justine Hénin-Hardenne wins WTA Tour Championship title decider in Madrid, Spain; beats defending champion Amélie Mauresmo 6-4, 6-3
  • Former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a second referendum on independence from Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • General Jacob E. Smart, US Air Force leader World War II (b. 1909)