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Historical Events In 2006

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Feb 22   Over £53.1 million is stolen during the Securitas depot robbery, the largest ever cash robbery in the United Kingdom on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 22   The 1 billionth song is purchased from the Apple iTunes Store on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   A roof collapses on a Moscow market, killing 56 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   In the year 2006 a state of emergency is declared in the Philippines, after an alleged coup d'état against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is foiled.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   On this day in history police officers, and protesters injured when a protest prior to the Love Ulster parade turns into a major riot.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   On this day in history uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wins his second re-election, sparking riots in Kampala by opposition supporters.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 04   Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway was christened by Bishop Ole Christian Kvarme at the chapel inside The Royal Palace in Oslo in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 04   In the year 2006 the final contact attempt with Pioneer 10 receives no response.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 05   The 2006 Academy Awards are held, with Crash winning Best Picture on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   Fifteen people die and many others are injured in three blasts throughout Varanasi, India in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Mar 09   On this day in history nASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft discovers geysers of a liquid substance shooting from Saturn's moon Enceladus, signaling a possible presence of water.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 10   NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter enters Mars orbit in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 11   Michelle Bachelet is sworn in as the first female President of Chile in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 11   In the year 2006 slobodan Miloševic is found dead in his cell in the UN war crimes tribunal's detention centre, located in the Scheveningen section of The Hague.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   mar 26 - The 2006 Commonwealth Games take place in Melbourne, Australia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 17   In the year 2006 the United States strikes its two remaining Iowa-class battleships from the Naval Vessel Register, ending the age of the battleship.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 20   Tropical Cyclone Larry makes landfall in Queensland, Australia in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 21   In the year 2006 swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Laila Freivalds resigns after over a year of criticism.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 22   In the year 2006 eTA declares a permanent ceasefire in their campaign for Basque independence from Spain.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 25   On this day in history a revolutionary scramjet jet engine, Hyshot III, designed to fly at seven times the speed of sound, is successfully tested at Woomera, South Australia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 25   An estimated 500,000 people take to the streets in downtown Los Angeles to protest a proposed federal crackdown on illegal immigration in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 25   In the year 2006 seven people die in the Capitol Hill Massacre in Seattle, Washington.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 26   The ban on smoking in public places such as bars and restaurants comes into effect in Scotland in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   The al-Dana capsizes off the coast of Bahrain, killing at least 48 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   The first Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes, goes to space in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, Soyuz TMA-8, at 2:29:00 CET on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history the first World Baseball Classic ends in San Diego, California with Japan beating Cuba in the Championship.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   On this day in history a swan with Avian Flu is discovered in Cellardyke in Fife, Scotland (the first case in the United Kingdom).  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   In the year 2006 bloc 8406 publishes their Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Viet Nam in Viet Nam; their name comes from this date.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   Bristol, United Kingdom celebrates the 200th birthday of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (actually apr 9) by relighting the Clifton Suspension Bridge on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history numbersixvalverde, ridden by Niall Madden, wins the Grand National at Aintree.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is removed from office after four months in a coma on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   Romano Prodi narrowly defeats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections in the year 2006.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   On this day in history president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of low-grade enriched uranium.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In 2006

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Jan 01   Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 04   Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912) died in the year 2006.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history death of heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history death of tony Banks, British politician (b. 1943)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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