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Historical Events For 2006

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Jan 01   In the year 2006 russia cuts natural gas to Ukraine over a price dispute.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   On this day in history sydney, Australia, has its hottest day on record, when the city swelters in 45°C (113° F) heat.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   The Bad Reichenhall ice rink roof in Germany collapses after heavy snowfall in the Bavarian Alps, killing 15 in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Powers are transferred from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to his deputy, Vice Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, after Sharon suffers a massive hemorrhagic stroke in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform hajj.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   The record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially draws to a close as Tropical Storm Zeta dissipates in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 2006 embroiled in multiple scandals, former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay announces he will not seek to reassume his former post.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   UK Liberal Democratic leader Charles Kennedy resigns after revelations that he has a drinking problem in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 08   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 in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   On this day in history the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time since jun 7, 2001, closing at 11,011.90.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   On this day in history the augine Volcano in Alaska erupts twice, marking its first major eruption since 1986.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   A natural gas explosion in a coal mine kills eight in Romania on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   NASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   On this day in history kobe Bryant scored 81 points in regulation and is second only to the legendary 1960s center Wilt Chamberlain, who had 100 points.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 23   Stephen Harper wins the federal election in Canada, forming a minority government in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 25   In the year 2006 deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 25   On this day in history hamas wins the majority of seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 27   In the year 2006 celebrations are held in Salzburg and around the world for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 28   A trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 31   On this day in history samuel Alito is sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 04   The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 05   In the year 2006 the Pittsburgh Steelers win Super Bowl XL, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 08   2006 East Timor crisis: 404 soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 10   The 2006 Winter Olympics open in Turin, Italy. The closing ceremony occurred on feb 26 in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   On this day in history 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 16   Kobe Airport, a controversial offshore airport in Kobe, Japan, opens for airline service in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 17   On this day in history as many as 1,800 people die when a mudslide occurs on Leyte Island in the Philippines.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 19   Pasta de Conchos mine disaster: Sixty-five miners become trapped underground after an explosion in Nueva Rosita, Mexico; all 65 die on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 22   In the year 2006 a bomb heavily damages the Al Askari Mosque, a Shiite holy site in Samarra, Iraq.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 01   Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913) died in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   On this day in history death of cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 2006 death of bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912) died in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 2006 death of lord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (b. 1920)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   On this day in history death of lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   On this day in history death of heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Tony Banks, British politician (b. 1943) died in the year 2006.  Click To Search About This In Google

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