On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Hunter, English professional snooker player (b. 1978)
  • Raymond Noorda, American co-founder and long time CEO of Novell (b. 1924)