Historical Events In 2006
Sunday, 24 October 2021
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 On this day in history thailand begins celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Bhumibol Adulyadej to the throne.
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 The first Kazakh space satellite "KazSat" is launched in the year 2006.
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 In the year 2006 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 on this day in history.
Jun 25 Warren Buffett donates over US$30 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 2006 israel launches Operation Summer Rains, an offensive against militants in Gaza.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 29 The Dutch cabinet Balkenende II resigns after the political party of D'66 drops its support in the year 2006.
Jun 29 In the year 2006 women vote for the first time in elections for the National Assembly of Kuwait.
Jul 01 In the year 2006 chikungunya outbreaks in India
Jul 01 In the year 2006 cholera in Luanda, Angola
Jul 01 In the year 2006 dengue fever in Philippines
Jul 01 dengue outbreak in India in India killing 50+ people on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 2006 dengue outbreak in Pakistan in Pakistan killing 50+ people
Jul 01 On this day in history east Africa Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa killing 394 people
Aug 10 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 on this day in history.
Aug 11 A resolution to end the 2006 Lebanon War is unanimously accepted by the United Nations Security Council in the year 2006.
Aug 14 A UN cease fire takes effect in the 2006 Lebanon War on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 2006 pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.
Aug 22 In the year 2006 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 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 in the year 2006.
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 On this day in history comair Flight 5191, carrying 50 people, crashes shortly after take off from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky.
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 Edvard Munch paintings The Scream and Madonna are recovered in a police raid in Oslo, Norway on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 2006 andre Agassi retires after his final tennis match against Benjamin Becker in the U.S. Open.
Sep 03 In the year 2006 spain wins the 2006 FIBA World Championship.