What Happened on September 29, 2006

Historical Events

  • US Representative Mark Foley resigns after allegations of inappropriate emails to house pages were introduced

Famous Weddings

  • Prince Louis of Luxembourg (20) weds Tessy Antony (26) at a parish church in Gilsdorf, Luxembourg

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer, dies of heart failure at 30
  • Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic (b. 1926)
  • Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1912)
  • Michael A. Monsoor, United States Navy SEAL (posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor), killed in Iraq at 25
  • Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (11 Tests, 1 x 100, 2 x 50; Canterbury; father of Richard, Dayle & Barry), dies from a stroke at 91
2006 Highlights

About September 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 24 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