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Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
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Buddhist calendar 2550
Coptic calendar 1722 – 1723
Ethiopian calendar 1998 – 1999
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2006 (MMVI ) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

2006 was designated as:

  • International Year of Deserts and Desertification[1]
  • International Asperger's Year


Events[]

January[]

  • January 1 – Russia cuts the shipment of natural gas to Ukraine over a price dispute.[2]
  • January 12A stampede during the Stoning of the Devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills at least 362 pilgrims.[3][4]
  • January 15NASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet.[5]
  • January 19NASA launches the first space mission to Pluto as a rocket hurls the New Horizons spacecraft on a nine-year journey.[6]
  • January 25The Walt Disney Company buys Pixar Animation Studios from Lucasfilm Ltd. for $7.4 billion and now Pixar is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Pictures.

February[]

  • February 3Egyptian passenger ferry, MS al-Salam Boccaccio 98, sinks in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, killing over 1,000 people.[7]
  • February 1026 – The 2006 Winter Olympics are held in Turin, Italy.[8]
  • February 17 – A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines killing an estimated 1,126 people.[9]

March[]

  • March 9NASA's Cassini–Huygens spacecraft discovers geysers of a liquid substance shooting from Saturn's moon Enceladus, signaling a possible presence of water.[10]
  • March 10 – NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter enters orbit around Mars.[11][12]
  • March 15 – The United Nations General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to establish the United Nations Human Rights Council.[13]
  • March 28 – A scramjet jet engine, HyShot III, designed to fly at seven times the speed of sound, is successfully tested at Woomera, South Australia.[14][15]

April[]

  • April 11
    • The European Space Agency's Venus Express spaceprobe enters Venus' orbit.[16]
    • President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of low-grade enriched uranium.[17][18]
  • April 20Iran announces a deal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil;[19] nine days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus leading to a de facto termination of the deal.

May[]

  • May 17 – The Human Genome Project publishes the last chromosome sequence, in Nature.[20]
  • May 27 – The 6.4 {{w}} Yogyakarta earthquake shakes central Java with an MSK intensity of IX (Destructive), leaving more than 5,700 dead and 37,000 injured.[21][22]

June[]

  • June 3Montenegro declares independence after a May 21 referendum. Two days later, the republic of Serbia and Montenegro formed in 2003 collapses, leaving Serbia as the successor country.[23][24]
  • June 9July 9 – The 2006 FIFA World Cup takes place in Germany;[25] which is won by Italy.[26]
  • June 28
    • Israel launches an offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to rocketfire by Hamas into Israeli territory.[27]
    • The United States Armed Forces withdraws its forces in Iceland, thereby disbanding the Iceland Defense Force.[28]

July[]

  • July 1 – The Qinghai–Tibet railway launches a trial operation, making Tibet the last province-level entity of China to have a conventional railway.[29]
  • July 6 – The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.[30]
  • July 11A series of seven bomb blasts hits the city of Mumbai, India, killing more than 200 people.[31]
  • July 12Israeli troops invade Lebanon in response to Hezbollah kidnapping two Israeli soldiers and killing three others. Hezbollah declares open war against Israel two days later.[32]

August[]

September[]

  • September 19 – The Royal Thai Army overthrows the government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a coup d'état.[35]
  • September 29Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 collides with a business jet over the Amazon rainforest, killing all 154 on board the former.[36]

October[]

  • October 6Fredrik Reinfeldt replaces Göran Persson as Prime Minister of Sweden.
  • October 9North Korea claims to have conducted its first-ever nuclear test.[37]
  • October 13 – South Korean Ban Ki-moon is elected as the new Secretary-General of the United Nations, succeeding Kofi Annan.[38]

November[]

  • November 2No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock becomes the most expensive painting after it is sold privately for $140 million.[39]
  • November 5 – Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death by hanging by the Iraqi Special Tribunal. He is later executed for crimes against humanity on December 30.[40]
  • November 12 – The breakaway state of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.[41]
  • November 23 – A series of car bombs and mortar attacks in Sadr City, Baghdad, kills at least 215 people and injure 257 other people.[42]

December[]

  • December 5 – The military seizes power in Fiji, in a coup d'état led by Commodore Frank Bainimarama.[43]
  • December 11Felipe Calderón sends the Mexican military to combat the drug cartels and put down the violence in the state of Michoacán, initiating the Mexican Drug War.[44]
  • December 24Ethiopia admits its troops have intervened in Somalia.[45]
  • December 26 – An oil pipeline explodes in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, killing at least 200 people.[46]
  • December 29 – UK settles its Anglo-American loan, post-WWII loan debt.

Births[]

Jacob Tremblay

  • January 27Kim Su-an, South Korean actress
  • March 12Lee Re, South Korean child actress
  • June 23Lee Chae-mi, South Korean actress
  • June 25Mckenna Grace, American actress
  • July 25Konomi Watanabe, Japanese actress
  • September 6Prince Hisahito of Akishino, Japanese prince
  • October 5Jacob Tremblay, Canadian actor
  • November 16Mason Ramsey, American singer

Deaths[]

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January[]

Shelley Winters

Sudharmono

  • January 3Bill Skate, 5th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1953)
  • January 6Lou Rawls, African-American singer (b. 1933)
  • January 7Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer, explorer and author (b. 1912)
  • January 14Shelley Winters, American actress (b. 1920)
  • January 15Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, 13th Emir of Kuwait (b. 1926)
  • January 19
    • Anthony Franciosa, American actor (b. 1928)
    • Wilson Pickett, American singer (b. 1941)
  • January 21Ibrahim Rugova, Kosovar writer, scholar and political leader (b. 1944)
  • January 24Chris Penn, American actor (b. 1965)
  • January 25Sudharmono, 5th Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1926)
  • January 27Johannes Rau, 8th President of Germany (b. 1931)
  • January 30Coretta Scott King, American civil rights activist (b. 1927)

February[]

Betty Friedan

Don Knotts

March[]

Slobodan Milošević

Lennart Meri

  • March 1
    • Harry Browne, American writer and politician (b. 1933)
    • Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947)
  • March 6Dana Reeve, American actress (b. 1961)
  • March 7Gordon Parks, American photographer (b. 1912)
  • March 9John Profumo, British politician (b. 1915)
  • March 11Slobodan Milošević, 3rd President of Serbia (b. 1941)
  • March 13
    • Jimmy Johnstone, Scottish footballer (b. 1944)
    • Maureen Stapleton, American actress (b. 1925)
  • March 14Lennart Meri, 2nd President of Estonia (b. 1929)
  • March 15Georgios Rallis, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1918)
  • March 17Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (b. 1955)
  • March 25
    • Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
    • Richard Fleischer, American film director (b. 1916)
    • Buck Owens, American, singer, bandleader, and TV host (b. 1929)
  • March 27Stanisław Lem, Polish writer (b. 1921)
  • March 28Caspar Weinberger, 15th United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1917)

April[]

John Kenneth Galbraith

  • April 5Gene Pitney, American singer (b. 1941)
  • April 8Gerard Reve, Dutch author (b. 1923)
  • April 11Proof, American rapper (D12) (b. 1973)
  • April 21Telê Santana, Brazilian footballer and coach (b. 1931)
  • April 23Alida Valli, Italian actress (b. 1921)
  • April 24Brian Labone, English footballer (b. 1940)
  • April 25Jane Jacobs, American-born Canadian writer and activist (b. 1916)
  • April 29John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (b. 1908)

May[]

Floyd Patterson

  • May 3Karel Appel, Dutch painter (b. 1921)
  • May 6Shigeru Kayano, Japanese activist (b. 1926)
  • May 11Floyd Patterson, American boxer (b. 1935)
  • May 12Hussein Maziq, Prime Minister of Libya (b. 1918)
  • May 13Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (b. 1923)
  • May 14Robert Bruce Merrifield, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)
  • May 22Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organisation (b. 1945)
  • May 23Lloyd Bentsen, American politician (b. 1921)
  • May 24Eric Bedser, English cricketer (b. 1918)
  • May 25Desmond Dekker, Jamaican singer and songwriter (b. 1941)
  • May 26Édouard Michelin, French businessman (b. 1963)
  • May 30Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (b. 1926)
  • May 31Raymond Davis Jr., American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)

June[]

Billy Preston

Bussunda

  • June 1Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer (b. 1946)
  • June 6Billy Preston, American artist and musician (b. 1946)
  • June 7Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Jordanian militant (b. 1966)
  • June 12György Ligeti, Hungarian composer (b. 1923)
  • June 13Charles Haughey, 7th Taoisearch of Ireland (b. 1925)
  • June 17Bussunda, Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)
  • June 23Aaron Spelling, American television producer (b. 1923)

July[]

June Allyson

  • July 1Ryutaro Hashimoto, 53rd Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1937)
  • July 5
    • Gert Fredriksson, Swedish kayaker (b. 1919)
    • Kenneth Lay, American businessman (b. 1942)
  • July 7
    • Syd Barrett, English singer, songwriter, and guitarist (b. 1946)
    • Elias Hrawi, 9th President of Lebanon (b. 1925)
  • July 8June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • July 10Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (b. 1965)
  • July 13Red Buttons, American actor and comedian (b. 1919)
  • July 17Mickey Spillane, American writer (b. 1918)
  • July 19Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
  • July 20Ted Grant, British politician (b. 1913)
  • July 21Ta Mok, Cambodian military leader (b. 1926)
  • July 28David Gemmell, British author (b. 1948)
  • July 30Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (b. 1921)

August[]

James Van Allen

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Alfredo Stroessner

Glenn Ford

Naguib Mahfouz

  • August 3
    • Arthur Lee, American musician (b. 1945)
    • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born soprano (b. 1915)
  • August 9James Van Allen, American physicist (b. 1914)
  • August 15
    • Te Atairangikaahu, Maori queen (b. 1931)
    • Faas Wilkes, former Dutch football player (b. 1923)
  • August 16Alfredo Stroessner, 42nd President of Paraguay (b. 1912)
  • August 19Óscar Míguez, Uruguayan football player (b. 1927)
  • August 20Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b. 1911)
  • August 21
    • Bismillah Khan, Indian musician (b. 1916)
    • S. Yizhar, Israeli writer (b. 1916)
  • August 23Maynard Ferguson, Canadian musician and bandleader (b. 1928)
  • August 25Noor Hassanali, 2nd President of Trinidad and Tobago (b. 1918)
  • August 26Rainer Barzel, German politician (b. 1924)
  • August 27Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian filmmaker (b. 1922)
  • August 30
    • Glenn Ford, Canadian actor (b. 1916)
    • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian Nobel writer (b. 1911)

September[]

Bob Mathias

Steve Irwin

October[]

P. W. Botha

  • October 4Tom Bell, English actor (b. 1933)
  • October 7Anna Politkovskaya, American-born Russian journalist (b. 1958)
  • October 9Paul Hunter, British snooker player (b. 1978)
  • October 11Cory Lidle, American baseball player (b. 1972)
  • October 16Valentín Paniagua, President of Peru (b. 1936)
  • October 20Jane Wyatt, American actress (b. 1910)
  • October 22Choi Kyu-hah, 4th President of South Korea (b. 1919)
  • October 27Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Pakistani civil servant and 7th President of Pakistan (b. 1915)
  • October 28
    • Red Auerbach, American basketball coach and official (b. 1917)
    • Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (b. 1955)
  • October 30Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist (b. 1926)
  • October 31P. W. Botha, former State President of South Africa (b. 1916)

November[]

Jack Palance

Ferenc Puskás

Robert Altman

December[]

Peter Boyle

James Brown

Gerald Ford

Saddam Hussein

Nobel Prizes[]

  • ChemistryRoger D. Kornberg.
  • EconomicsEdmund Phelps.
  • LiteratureOrhan Pamuk.
  • PeaceMuhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank.
  • PhysicsJohn C. Mather, and George F. Smoot.
  • Physiology or MedicineAndrew Z. Fire, and Craig C. Mello.

New English words and terms[]

  • agender
  • bucket list
  • crowdfunding
  • crowdsourcing
  • Eris
  • hypermiling
  • mumblecore
  • sizzle reel
  • ski cross[47]

See also[]

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