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Historical Events In 2006

Friday, 04 December 2020

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

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

Jun 09   In the year 2006 the 2006 FIFA World Cup begins in Germany.  

Jun 10   President Mahmoud Abbas sets july 26 as the date for a national referendum in the Palestinian National Authority on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history the first Kazakh space satellite "KazSat" is launched.  

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

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

Jun 22   On this day in history the Magen David Adom and Palestine Red Crescent Society are officially recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross.  

Jun 23   In Miami, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests seven men, accusing them of planning to bomb the Sears Tower and other attacks in Miami in the year 2006.  

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

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

Jun 29   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 in the year 2006.  

Jun 29   In the year 2006 the Dutch cabinet Balkenende II resigns after the political party of D'66 drops its support.  

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

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 in the year 2006.  

Jul 01   On this day in history dengue outbreak in India in India killing 50+ people  

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

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

Aug 10   In the year 2006 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.  

Aug 11   In the year 2006 a resolution to end the 2006 Lebanon War is unanimously accepted by the United Nations Security Council.  

Aug 14   A UN cease fire takes effect in the 2006 Lebanon War on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.  

Aug 22   On this day in history the ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Perelman refuses the medal.  

Aug 23   In the year 2006 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 in the year 2006.  

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   On this day in history 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.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 2006 a fire kills 29 of 148 people aboard an Iran Air Tours Tu-154M aircraft after the plane lands in Mashhad, Iran.  

Sep 02   In the year 2006 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   In the year 2006 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 in the year 2006.  

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

Jan 05   Lord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 2006 death of heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)  

Jan 08   Tony Banks, British politician (b. 1943) died on this day in history.  

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