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Historical Events In 2006

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Dec 10   The Nobel Prize ceremonies take place in Stockholm and Oslo in the year 2006.  

Dec 11   On this day in history the Holocaust conference is opened in Tehran, Iran by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  

Dec 12   In the year 2006 peugeot produce their last car at the Ryton Plant signalling the end of mass car production in a city that was once a major centre of the British motor industry; Coventry.  

Dec 13   The Chinese River Dolphin or Baiji becomes extinct in the year 2006.  

Dec 13   U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) suffers a stroke during a radio interview in the year 2006.  

Dec 15   On this day in history an alleged assassination attempt on the Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniyeh sparks inter-Palestinian clashes.  

Dec 15   On this day in history jigme Singye Wangchuck, the King of Bhutan, abdicates in favour of his son Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck a year earlier than expected.  

Dec 15   On this day in history lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter successfully flies for the first time.  

Dec 15   The Japanese government passes a bill to upgrade the Japan Defense Agency to a Ministry on this day in history.  

Dec 19   A Libyan court sentences five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor to death for knowingly infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV in the year 2006.  

Dec 20   Somalia: Islamic Courts Union fighters begin attacking the government-held town of Baidoa in the year 2006.  

Dec 21   Australian cricketer Shane Warne announces his retirement from the sport on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Saparmurat Niyazov, the dictator of Turkmenistan dies unexpectedly, sparking world concern over a possible power vacuum and instability in this energy-rich country in the year 2006.  

Dec 22   The Space Shuttle Discovery lands at the Kennedy Space Center, concluding a two week mission to the International Space Station on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 2006 ethiopia admits its troops have intervened in Somalia.  

Dec 26   On this day in history an oil pipeline explodes in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos killing at least 200 people.  

Dec 26   The Hengchun earthquake in Taiwan kills two people, damaged about 15 historical buildings and several undersea cable, disrupting Internet and IDD telecommunication services in Asia on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 2006 war in Somalia: Ethiopian and Transitional government troops capture Mogadishu without resistance.  

Dec 30   Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad in the year 2006.  

Dec 30   On this day in history saddam Hussein, former Iraq president, is executed in Baghdad.  

Dec 30   The Free State Project completes its "First 1,000" pledge in the year 2006.  

Dec 30   The M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties in the year 2006.  

Dec 31   In the year 2006 according to the Met Office, England experienced its warmest year since records began in 1659 with an average temperature of 10.82°C.  

Dec 31   At least eleven bombs go off in Bangkok hours before the new year in the year 2006.  

Dec 31   On this day in history the U.S. death toll in Iraq reaches 3,000.  

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Famous Deaths In 2006

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2006 death of harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913)  

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   In the year 2006 death of lord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (b. 1920)  

Jan 06   In the year 2006 death of lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933)  

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

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

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