January 12, 2006: Day of the Week
January 12, 2006 was the 12th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 353 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
A person born on this day will be 13 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $341.50 today.
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Here’s the January 2006 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2006 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 12, 2006 Historical Event(s)
- 2006A stampede during the Stoning the Devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills at least 362 Muslim pilgrims.
- 2006The French warship Clemenceau reaches Egypt and is barred access to the Suez Canal. Greenpeace activists board the ship.
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