What Happened on September 1, 2006

Historical Events

  • Luxembourg becomes the 1st country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting

Sports History

Roger Goodell begins his tenure as NFL Commissioner

  • The United States men's basketball team is upset at the World Basketball Championships in Saitama, Japan, as the hot-shooting Greece pulls off a 101-95 semi final victory
2006 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bob O'Connor, American politician (Mayor of Pittsburgh, 2006), dies of brain cancer at 61
  • Nellie Connally, wife of Texas governor John Connally (b. 1919)
  • Sir Kyffin Williams, Welsh landscape painter (b. 1918)
  • Warren Mitofsky, American pollster (b. 1934)

About September 1, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

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