On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Deaths

  • Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923)
  • Frank Middlemass, British actor (Heart Beat, As Time Goes By, Oliver Twist), dies at 87
  • Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915)
  • Jean Villain, Swiss writer, dies at 78
  • Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (b. 1945)