On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 2006

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 0

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Celtic Tiger" choreographer Michael Flatley (48) weds fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien at St. Patrick's Church in Fermoy, Ireland

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • Merengue singer Melina Leon (33) weds Ruy Fernando Delgado at La Iglesia Metodista Universitaria in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Famous Deaths

  • Freddy Fender [Baldemar Huerta], American rock, country and Tejano singer ("Wasted Days And Wasted Nights"; "Before The Next Teardrop Falls"; Texas Tornados - "A Man Can Cry"), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Gerry Studds, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1973-97), first openly gay member of US Congress, dies at 69
  • Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
  • Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (b. 1919)
  • Nancy Lynn, American aviator (b. 1956)
2006 Highlights

About October 14, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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