On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2006

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg, premieres in New York City (Best Picture 2007)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio

Famous Deaths


Person of interestByron Nelson

Byron Nelson, American golfer (winner 5 major titles; record 19 tournaments 1945), dies of a blood disorder at 94

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson
  • Philip Randle, British biochemist (Randle cycle), dies at 80
  • Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), dies at 90
2006 Highlights

About September 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra