On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 2006

Historical Events

  • Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kyiv, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.

Famous Deaths

  • Marijohn Wilkin, American songwriter ("One Day at a Time"), dies of heart disease at 86

Red Auerbach

Red Auerbach, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach, general manager (Boston Celtics, 9-time NBA champion), dies of a heart attack at 89

Trevor Berbick

Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (WBC heavyweight champion 1986), dies from blows to the head by his nephew at 52


2006 Highlights

About October 28, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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