On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2006

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

  • Alvin Wayne "Al" Casey, American rock and session guitarist (Duane Eddy: The Wrecking Crew) dies at 69
  • Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American socialite (b. 1924)
2006 Highlights

About September 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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