On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 2006

Famous Weddings

  • NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon (38) weds Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch (36) at the Hacienda de San Antonio Resort in Colima, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • (George) "Sonny" Cohn, American jazz trumpeter (Red Saunders, 1945-60; Duke Ellington, 1960-84), dies at 81
  • Bryan Pata, American football defensive tackle (University of Miami) (murdered) (b. 1981)
  • Jackie Parker, American College and Canadian Football Hall of Fame utility (Mississippi State University; Grey Cup 1954-56; Edmonton Eskimos), dies from throat cancer at 74
  • Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (b. 1924)
  • Johnny Sain, American baseball pitcher, dies at 89
2006 Highlights

About November 7, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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