On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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