What Happened on September 4, 2006

Wildlife Warrior Steve Irwin Killed By Stingray

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

Golf 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

2006 History

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

Steve IrwinSteve Irwin (1962-2006)

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

About September 4, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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