On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Charleroi, Belgium: Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium withdraws with an injured knee with decisive doubles match level at 1-set all; Italy wins first ever title, 3-2

Famous Deaths

  • Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American socialite (b. 1924)