What Happened on October 9, 2006

Historical Events

  • North Korea conducts its first nuclear test, with an estimated yield of between 0.4-2 kilotons

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Hunter, English snooker player (Masters 2001, 02, 04), dies from neuroendocrine tumours at 27
  • Raymond Noorda, American co-founder and long time CEO of Novell (b. 1924)
2006 Highlights

About October 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

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

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