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Historical Events In 2006

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Jun 09   On this day in history an explosion kills eight Palestinian civilians on a Gaza beach. Israel denies responsibility for the blast.  

Jun 09   On this day in history thailand begins celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Bhumibol Adulyadej to the throne.  

Jun 09   The 2006 FIFA World Cup begins in Germany on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 2006 president Mahmoud Abbas sets july 26 as the date for a national referendum in the Palestinian National Authority.  

Jun 18   The first Kazakh space satellite "KazSat" is launched on this day in history.  

Jun 19   The Carolina Hurricanes defeat the Edmonton Oilers 4 games-3 games to win the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 2006 the Miami Heat win the NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks, 4-2.  

Jun 22   In the year 2006 the Magen David Adom and Palestine Red Crescent Society are officially recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross.  

Jun 23   On this day in history in Miami, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests seven men, accusing them of planning to bomb the Sears Tower and other attacks in Miami.  

Jun 25   Warren Buffett donates over US$30 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history israel launches Operation Summer Rains, an offensive against militants in Gaza.  

Jun 29   In the year 2006 hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The United States Supreme Court rules that the military commissions to be used to try some detainees in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camp are illegal.  

Jun 29   The Dutch cabinet Balkenende II resigns after the political party of D'66 drops its support on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 2006 women vote for the first time in elections for the National Assembly of Kuwait.  

Jul 01   Chikungunya outbreaks in India in the year 2006.  

Jul 01   Cholera in Luanda, Angola on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Dengue fever in Philippines on this day in history.  

Jul 01   dengue outbreak in India in India killing 50+ people in the year 2006.  

Jul 01   dengue outbreak in Pakistan in Pakistan killing 50+ people on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 2006 east Africa Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa killing 394 people  

Aug 10   London Metropolitan Police make 21 arrests in connection to an apparent terrorist plot that involved aircraft traveling from the United Kingdom to the United States. New TSA regulations are put into effect in the year 2006.  

Aug 11   On this day in history a resolution to end the 2006 Lebanon War is unanimously accepted by the United Nations Security Council.  

Aug 14   In the year 2006 a UN cease fire takes effect in the 2006 Lebanon War.  

Aug 22   In the year 2006 pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.  

Aug 22   The ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Perelman refuses the medal in the year 2006.  

Aug 23   On this day in history in Austria Natascha Kampusch manages to escape after being kidnapped eight years ago by Wolfgang Priklopil who locked her up in his cellar. Priklopil commits suicide by throwing himself in front of a train.  

Aug 24   The International Astronomical Union defines 'planet' at its 26th General Assembly, demoting Pluto to the status of 'dwarf planet' more than 70 years after its discovery on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Comair Flight 5191, carrying 50 people, crashes shortly after take off from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky in the year 2006.  

Aug 28   A Greyhound Lines bus from New York City to Montreal, carrying 52 people, crashes at mile 115 on Interstate 87 near Elizabethtown killing 5 people including the driver and several are seriously injured on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 2006 edvard Munch paintings The Scream and Madonna are recovered in a police raid in Oslo, Norway.  

Sep 01   On this day in history a fire kills 29 of 148 people aboard an Iran Air Tours Tu-154M aircraft after the plane lands in Mashhad, Iran.  

Sep 02   On this day in history a Nimrod MR2 based at RAF Kinloss, Scotland, crashes in the Southern Province of Kandahar, Afghanistan, due to a technical fault. All 14 crew on board were killed.  

Sep 03   Andre Agassi retires after his final tennis match against Benjamin Becker in the U.S. Open on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history spain wins the 2006 FIBA World Championship.  

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Famous Deaths In 2006

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913)  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954)  

Jan 04   Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

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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