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Historical Events Happened In 2006

Monday, 27 June 2016

Jan 01   In the year 2006 russia cuts natural gas to Ukraine over a price dispute.  

Jan 01   In the year 2006 sydney, Australia, has its hottest day on record, when the city swelters in 45°C (113° F) heat.  

Jan 02   The Bad Reichenhall ice rink roof in Germany collapses after heavy snowfall in the Bavarian Alps, killing 15 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S.  

Jan 04   On this day in history powers are transferred from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to his deputy, Vice Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, after Sharon suffers a massive hemorrhagic stroke.  

Jan 04   In the year 2006 the Texas Longhorns of the University of Texas beat the University of Southern California Trojans, 41-38 in a last minute touchdown by Texas quarterback Vince Young in the 2006 Rose Bowl.  

Jan 05   In the year 2006 a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform hajj.  

Jan 06   On this day in history the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially draws to a close as Tropical Storm Zeta dissipates.  

Jan 07   Embroiled in multiple scandals, former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay announces he will not seek to reassume his former post on this day in history.  

Jan 07   UK Liberal Democratic leader Charles Kennedy resigns after revelations that he has a drinking problem on this day in history.  

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Jan 08   In the year 2006 a powerful, magnitude 6.9 earthquake centered off the coast of the Greek island of Kythera shakes much of Greece and is felt throughout the eastern Mediterranean basin.  

Jan 09   The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time since jun 7, 2001, closing at 11,011.90 in the year 2006.  

Jan 11   In the year 2006 the augine Volcano in Alaska erupts twice, marking its first major eruption since 1986.  

Jan 12   A stampede during the Stoning of the devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 362 pilgrims on this day in history.  

Jan 14   A natural gas explosion in a coal mine kills eight in Romania in the year 2006.  

Jan 15   NASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet in the year 2006.  

Jan 22   In the year 2006 kobe Bryant scored 81 points in regulation and is second only to the legendary 1960s center Wilt Chamberlain, who had 100 points.  

Jan 23   Stephen Harper wins the federal election in Canada, forming a minority government in the year 2006.  

Jan 25   Deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Hamas wins the majority of seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections in the year 2006.  

Jan 27   Celebrations are held in Salzburg and around the world for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the year 2006.  

Jan 28   On this day in history a trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people.  

Jan 31   In the year 2006 samuel Alito is sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.  

Feb 01   UAL Corporation, United Airlines' parent company, emerges from bankruptcy after being in that position since dec 9, 2002, the longest such filing in history in the year 2006.  

Feb 04   The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed in the year 2006.  

Feb 05   The Pittsburgh Steelers win Super Bowl XL, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   An aging Egyptian passenger ferry carrying more than 1,400 people sinks in the Red Sea off the Saudi coast on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 2006 2006 East Timor crisis: 404 soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor.  

Feb 10   The 2006 Winter Olympics open in Turin, Italy. The closing ceremony occurred on feb 26 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots his friend and lawyer, Harry Whittington, in the face with a shotgun on a south Texas ranch on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 2006 kobe Airport, a controversial offshore airport in Kobe, Japan, opens for airline service.  

Feb 17   In the year 2006 as many as 1,800 people die when a mudslide occurs on Leyte Island in the Philippines.  

Feb 19   Pasta de Conchos mine disaster: Sixty-five miners become trapped underground after an explosion in Nueva Rosita, Mexico; all 65 die in the year 2006.  

Feb 22   On this day in history a bomb heavily damages the Al Askari Mosque, a Shiite holy site in Samarra, Iraq.  

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Jan 01   Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913) died in the year 2006.  

Jan 02   Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913) died in the year 2006.  

Jan 03   In the year 2006 death of bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912)  

Jan 05   Lord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (b. 1920) died in the year 2006.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933)  

Jan 07   Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 2006 death of tony Banks, British politician (b. 1943)  

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