What Happened on September 17, 2006

Historical Events

Federation Cup

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

  • Alvin Wayne "Al" Casey, American rock and session guitarist (Duane Eddy: The Wrecking Crew), dies at 69
  • Dorothy Stratton, American coast guard officer (1st woman officer in US Coast Guard, SPARS), dies at 108
  • Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American socialite (b. 1924)
2006 Highlights

About September 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: SexyBack - Justin Timberlake
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Feel Like Dancin' - Scissor Sisters