On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
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