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Historical Events In 2006

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Nov 15   The State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places in the year 2006.  

Nov 16   Rioting in Nuku'alofa, the capital of Tonga, destroys approx. 80% of the CBD; 8 bodies found and foreign forces requested in the year 2006.  

Nov 17   In the year 2006 u.S. comedian and actor Michael Richards launches a racially charged tirade at hecklers during a performance at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. Sony launches its next-generation console, the PlayStation 3, in North America.  

Nov 19   On this day in history the 94th Grey Cup is held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The B.C. Lions beat the Montreal Alouettes 25-14. Nintendo launches its next-generation console, the Wii, in North America.  

Nov 20   On this day in history iran and Syria recognize the government of Iraq, restore diplomatic relations, and call for a peace conference.  

Nov 20   In the year 2006 lee High School bus crash kills 4 students in Huntsville, Alabama.  

Nov 21   On this day in history a gas explosion in the coal mine Halemba in Ruda Slaska, Poland, kills 23 miners approximately 1,000 meters below ground.  

Nov 21   Israel's Supreme Court finds that Israel must recognize and register same-gender marriages celebrated in other countries in the year 2006.  

Nov 21   On this day in history pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanon's Minister of Industry, is assassinated in Beirut.  

Nov 22   On this day in history a General Election is held for the House of Keys in the Isle of Man.  

Nov 22   In the year 2006 dutch general election, 2006: The Christian Democratic Appeal wins a plurality of seats in The Netherlands.  

Nov 22   In the year 2006 ten people are trapped and killed in the Kolkata leather factory fire in India.  

Nov 23   A series of car bombs and mortar attacks in Sadr City, Baghdad, kill at least 215 people and injure 257 others on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian KGB agent, is killed by Polonium-210 in a London sushi bar in the year 2006.  

Nov 24   In the year 2006 michael Stone is arrested for breaking into the parliament buildings at Stormont while armed. Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair's deadline on Northern Ireland power-sharing.  

Nov 25   In the year 2006 steve Bracks wins the Victorian state election.  

Nov 26   US Judge James Robertson orders the US Treasury to change the dollar bill in the year 2006.  

Nov 28   On this day in history nov 29 - The NATO Summit 2006 takes place in Latvia.  

Nov 30   On this day in history south Africa becomes the fifth nation to legalize gay marriage.  

Nov 30   In the year 2006 typhoon Durian triggers a massive mudslide and kills hundreds of people in the Philippines.  

Nov 30   Windows Vista, the newest version of operating system from Microsoft, released for volume license customers in the year 2006.  

Dec 01   In the year 2006 felipe Calderón is sworn in as the President of Mexico by the Congress in Mexico.  

Dec 01   The 15th Asian Games start in Doha, Qatar; the closing ceremony takes place on dec 15 in the year 2006.  

Dec 01   In the year 2006 typhoon Durian kills at least 388 people in Albay province on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.  

Dec 02   On this day in history in Rome, about two million people, led by opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, demonstrate against Romano Prodi's government.  

Dec 02   In the year 2006 stephane Dion is elected the new Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on the fourth ballot.  

Dec 03   Ed Stelmach is elected the new Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, Canada, after the second ballot results, and second choice votes for Ted Morton have been added up. Ed becomes the Premier-designate of Alberta in the year 2006.  

Dec 03   On this day in history explosive demolition of Germany's tallest chimney at former Westerholt Power Station.  

Dec 03   Hugo Chávez is re-elected President of Venezuela on this day in history.  

Dec 05   The military seizes power in Fiji by means of a coup d'état led by Commodore Josaia Voreqe "Frank" Bainimarama on this day in history.  

Dec 09   A fire at a hospital in Moscow kills 45 people on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history chivas defeats Toluca in the final of the Mexican Soccer League.  

Dec 10   Christer Fuglesang becomes the first Swede in space on this day in history.  

Dec 10   STS-116: Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center on the first night launch since the 2003 loss of Columbia in the year 2006.  

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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   In the year 2006 death of cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913)  

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

Jan 04   Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912) died in the year 2006.  

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 in the year 2006.  

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