What Happened on September 3, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Andre Agassi loses to 112th-ranked Benjamin Becker of Germany 7-5, 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 in the 3rd round at the US Open in his final career match; 8-time Grand Slam winner finishes with record of 870-274
  • Los Angeles Sparks center Lisa Leslie wins the WNBA's Most Valuable Player award, joining Sheryl Swoopes as the league's only three-time winners

Famous Deaths

  • Annemarie Wendl, German actress (Lindenstra├če, Der Seitensprung), dies at 91