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Historical Events In 2006

Friday, 15 January 2021

Jan 01   On this day in history russia cuts natural gas to Ukraine over a price dispute.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history the Bad Reichenhall ice rink roof in Germany collapses after heavy snowfall in the Bavarian Alps, killing 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 2006 twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history powers are transferred from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to his deputy, Vice Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, after Sharon suffers a massive hemorrhagic stroke.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   A hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform hajj on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   In the year 2006 the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially draws to a close as Tropical Storm Zeta dissipates.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Embroiled in multiple scandals, former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay announces he will not seek to reassume his former post on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   UK Liberal Democratic leader Charles Kennedy resigns after revelations that he has a drinking problem on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 08   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 2006 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time since jun 7, 2001, closing at 11,011.90.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   The augine Volcano in Alaska erupts twice, marking its first major eruption since 1986 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 2006 a stampede during the Stoning of the devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 362 pilgrims.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   A natural gas explosion in a coal mine kills eight in Romania in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   On this day in history nASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 23   In the year 2006 stephen Harper wins the federal election in Canada, forming a minority government.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   On this day in history deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Hamas wins the majority of seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 28   In the year 2006 a trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   In the year 2006 samuel Alito is sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   On this day in history uAL Corporation, United Airlines' parent company, emerges from bankruptcy after being in that position since dec 9, 2002, the longest such filing in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 04   The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   On this day in history the Pittsburgh Steelers win Super Bowl XL, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 08   2006 East Timor crisis: 404 soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   In the year 2006 the 2006 Winter Olympics open in Turin, Italy. The closing ceremony occurred on feb 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   Kobe Airport, a controversial offshore airport in Kobe, Japan, opens for airline service on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 17   In the year 2006 as many as 1,800 people die when a mudslide occurs on Leyte Island in the Philippines.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 22   In the year 2006 a bomb heavily damages the Al Askari Mosque, a Shiite holy site in Samarra, Iraq.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 01   On this day in history death of harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913) died in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954) died in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Lord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Lou Rawls, American singer (b. 1933) died in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912) died in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Tony Banks, British politician (b. 1943) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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