Historical Events on July 4, 2006

About Jul 4, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 16 days

Historical Events

  • North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.

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Richard Branson sells Virgin Mobile to NTL for £962.4 million

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson
  • Space Shuttle program: STS-121 Mission - Space Shuttle Discovery launches at 18:37:55 UTC.

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Sri Lanka sets new ODI cricket record score 443-9 in a World Cup win over Netherlands in Amstelveen (Jayasuriya 157, Dilshan 117no)