On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  • Hugh Kawharu, New Zealander Ngāti Whātua Māori chief (b. 1927)
  • Martha Holmes, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)