On This Day

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? 13 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra