On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Damon Allen moves past ex-CFL & NFL star Warren Moon as pro football's all-time leading passer; throws for 207 yards & 2 scores as Toronto routs Hamilton, 40-6; Allen 70,595 career passing yards

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Tiger Woods matches the lowest final round of his career (8-under 63) in the Deutsche Bank C'ship at Norton, MA to win for the 5th straight time and 7th time this PGA Tour season

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

Famous Weddings

  • Television presenter Sally Meen (41) weds show business agent Russ Lindsay at Great Fosters Hotel in Egham, Surrey

Famous Deaths

  • Astrid Varnay, Swedish soprano (Met Opera 1941-56), dies at 88
  • Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator (b. 1920)
  • Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer, dies at 64
  • John Conte, American actor (The Man with the Golden Arm, Lost in a Harem, Mantovani), dies of natural causes at 90

Person of interestSteve Irwin

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), attacked and killed by a stingray at 44

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin