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2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.

In the Chinese calendar, 2006 was the Year of the Dog. Chinese New Year is January 29.

Events

January

January
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 31

February

February
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28          

March

March
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28 29 30 31    

April

April
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

May

May
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8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29 30 31        

June

June
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30    

July

July
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 
24 25 26 27 28 29 30 
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August

August
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7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 31      

September

September
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30  

October

October
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 31
  • October 6 – A hazardous waste plant near Apex, North Carolina explodes, releasing chlorine gas, and resulting in the evacuation of thousands and the hospitalization of over 100 residents.
2006 North Korean nuclear test
North Korean nuclear test

November

November
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28 29 30      

December

December
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Major religious holidays

2006 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Assyrian calendar 6756
Bahá'í calendar 162–163
Bengali calendar 1413
Berber calendar 2956
British Regnal year 54 Eliz. 2 – 55 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2550
Burmese calendar 1368
Byzantine calendar 7514–7515
Chinese calendar 乙酉年十二月初二日
(4642/4702-12-2)
— to —
丙戌年十一月十二日
(4643/4703-11-12)
Coptic calendar 1722–1723
Ethiopian calendar 1998–1999
Hebrew calendar 5766–5767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2062–2063
 - Shaka Samvat 1928–1929
 - Kali Yuga 5107–5108
Holocene calendar 12006
Iranian calendar 1384–1385
Islamic calendar 1426–1427
Japanese calendar Heisei 18
(平成18年)
Korean calendar 4339
Minguo calendar ROC 95
民國95年
Thai solar calendar 2549
Unix time 1136073600–1167609599

Births

Deaths

January

Ibrahim Rugova
Ibrahim Rugova

February

March

Lennart Meri 1998
Lennart Meri

April

JohnKennethGalbraithOWI
John Kenneth Galbraith

May

June

July

August

James van Allen
James van Allen

September

October

RedAuerbach
Red Auerbach

November

December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prize
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