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2006 Historical Event(s)
- January 19, 2006 – A Slovak Air Force Antonov An-24 crashes in Hungary.
- January 29, 2006 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
- March 22, 2006 – ETA, the armed Basque separatist group, declares a permanent ceasefire.
- May 13, 2006 – 2006 São Paulo violence: a major rebellion occurs in several prisons in Brazil.
- May 17, 2006 – The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.
- May 18, 2006 – The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
- October 7, 2006 – Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya is shot and killed outside her home in Moscow.
- October 10, 2006 – The Greek city of Volos floods in one of the prefecture’s worst recorded floods.
- October 28, 2006 – The funeral service takes place for those executed at Bykivnia forest, outside Kiev, Ukraine. 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s – early 1940s are reburied.
- December 11, 2006 – Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, the president of Mexico, launches a military-led offensive to put down the drug cartel violence in the state of Michoacan. This effort is often regarded as the first event in the Mexican Drug War.
Who Were Born On 2006?
- June 3, 2006 – Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, Member of the Dutch royal family
- June 18, 2006 – Countess Zaria of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, Dutch royal
- September 6, 2006 – Prince Hisahito of Akishino, Japanese imperial family member
- October 25, 2006 – Krista and Tatiana Hogan, Canadian craniopagus conjoined twins