On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2006

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roger Goodell begins his tenure as NFL Commissioner

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)
Roger Goodell
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Bob O'Connor, American politician (58th Mayor of Pittsburgh), dies 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)
2006 Highlights

About September 1, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo