What Happened on October 22, 2006

Historical Events

  • Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama

Sports History

Spanish Renault driver Fernando Alonso finishes 2nd in season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix at Autódromo José Carlos Pace to retain Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 13 points from Michael Schumacher

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 84
  • Choi Kyu-hah, President of South Korea, dies at 87
  • Richard Mayes, British actor (Doctor Who, Emmerdale), dies of a stroke at 83
2006 Highlights

About October 22, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance