What Happened on October 14, 2006

Historical Events

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

Famous Weddings

Michael Flatley

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

  • 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 heavy metal bassist and vocalist (Morbid Angel; Hate Eternal), dies at 31
  • 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? 16 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

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