What Happened on September 26, 2006

Historical Events

Film Premiere

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

Famous Deaths

Byron NelsonByron Nelson (1912-2006)

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

  • 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? 16 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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