2006

  • millennium: 3rd millennium
    centuries:
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    years:
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    2006 by topic:
    arts
    architecturecomicsfilmhome videoliterature (poetry) – music (country, rock, metal, uk, us) – radio – photo – television (uk, us) – video gaming
    politics and government
    elections – international leaderssovereign states
    sovereign state leadersterritorial governors
    science and technology
    archaeologyaviationbirding/ornithologypalaeontologyrail transportspaceflight
    sports
    american football – association footballathletics (sport) – badminton – baseballbasketballchessgolfice hockeytennis – volleyball
    by place
    afghanistanalbaniaalgeria – andorra – angola – antarctica – argentinaarmeniaaustralia – austria – azerbaijan – bangladesh – the bahamas – barbados – belgiumbenin – bhutan – bosnia and herzegovinabrazil – bulgaria – burkina faso – burundicambodiacamerooncanadacape verdecentral african republic – chad – chilechina – colombia – costa rica – croatia – cuba – cyprus – czechia – denmark – ecuador – egypt – el salvador – estonia – ethiopiaeuropean unionfinlandfrance – gabon – georgiagermanyghana – greece – guatemala – guyana – honduras – hong kong – hungary – icelandindiaindonesiairaqiranirelandisraelitalyivory coastjapan – kazakhstan – kenya – kosovo – kuwait – kyrgyzstan – laos – latvia – lebanon – libya – lithuania – luxembourgmacau – madagascar – malawi – malaysia – mali – mexico – moldova – montenegro – morocco – mozambique – myanmar – nepalnetherlandsnew zealand – nicaragua – niger – nigerianorth koreanorway – oman – pakistanpalestine – peru – philippinespolandportugal – romania – russiarwandasaudi arabia – senegal – serbia – singapore – slovakia – slovenia – somaliasouth africasouth korea – south sudan – spain – sri lanka – sudansweden – switzerland – syria – taiwan – tanzania – thailand – tunisia – turkey – uganda – ukraine – united arab emiratesunited kingdomunited states – uruguay – uzbekistan – venezuela – vietnam – yemen – zambia – zimbabwe
    other topics
    religious leaders
    birth and death categories
    birthsdeaths
    establishments and disestablishments categories
    establishmentsdisestablishments
    works and introductions categories
    worksintroductions
    works entering the public domain
    2006 in various calendars
    gregorian calendar2006
    mmvi
    ab urbe condita2759
    armenian calendar1455
    ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
    assyrian calendar6756
    bahá'í calendar162–163
    balinese saka calendar1927–1928
    bengali calendar1413
    berber calendar2956
    british regnal year54 eliz. 2 – 55 eliz. 2
    buddhist calendar2550
    burmese calendar1368
    byzantine calendar7514–7515
    chinese calendar乙酉(wood rooster)
    4702 or 4642
        — to —
    丙戌年 (fire dog)
    4703 or 4643
    coptic calendar1722–1723
    discordian calendar3172
    ethiopian calendar1998–1999
    hebrew calendar5766–5767
    hindu calendars
     - vikram samvat2062–2063
     - shaka samvat1927–1928
     - kali yuga5106–5107
    holocene calendar12006
    igbo calendar1006–1007
    iranian calendar1384–1385
    islamic calendar1426–1427
    japanese calendarheisei 18
    (平成18年)
    javanese calendar1938–1939
    juche calendar95
    julian calendargregorian minus 13 days
    korean calendar4339
    minguo calendarroc 95
    民國95年
    nanakshahi calendar538
    thai solar calendar2549
    tibetan calendar阴木鸡年
    (female wood-rooster)
    2132 or 1751 or 979
        — to —
    阳火狗年
    (male fire-dog)
    2133 or 1752 or 980
    unix time1136073600 – 1167609599

    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 the international year of deserts and desertification[1] and the international asperger's year.

  • events
  • births
  • deaths
  • nobel prizes
  • new english words and terms
  • references

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
2006 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Rock, Metal, UK, US) – Radio – Photo – Television (UK, US) – Video gaming
Politics and government
Elections – International leadersSovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
American football – Association footballAthletics (sport) – Badminton – BaseballBasketballChessGolfIce hockeyTennis – Volleyball
By place
AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeria – Andorra – Angola – Antarctica – ArgentinaArmeniaAustralia – Austria – Azerbaijan – Bangladesh – The Bahamas – Barbados – BelgiumBenin – Bhutan – Bosnia and HerzegovinaBrazil – Bulgaria – Burkina Faso – BurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCentral African Republic – Chad – ChileChina – Colombia – Costa Rica – Croatia – Cuba – Cyprus – Czechia – Denmark – Ecuador – Egypt – El Salvador – Estonia – EthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFrance – Gabon – GeorgiaGermanyGhana – Greece – Guatemala – Guyana – Honduras – Hong Kong – Hungary – IcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyIvory CoastJapan – Kazakhstan – Kenya – Kosovo – Kuwait – Kyrgyzstan – Laos – Latvia – Lebanon – Libya – Lithuania – LuxembourgMacau – Madagascar – Malawi – Malaysia – Mali – Mexico – Moldova – Montenegro – Morocco – Mozambique – Myanmar – NepalNetherlandsNew Zealand – Nicaragua – Niger – NigeriaNorth KoreaNorway – Oman – PakistanPalestine – Peru – PhilippinesPolandPortugal – Romania – RussiaRwandaSaudi Arabia – Senegal – Serbia – Singapore – Slovakia – Slovenia – SomaliaSouth AfricaSouth Korea – South Sudan – Spain – Sri Lanka – SudanSweden – Switzerland – Syria – Taiwan – Tanzania – Thailand – Tunisia – Turkey – Uganda – Ukraine – United Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States – Uruguay – Uzbekistan – Venezuela – Vietnam – Yemen – Zambia – Zimbabwe
Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2006 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita2759
Armenian calendar1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Assyrian calendar6756
Bahá'í calendar162–163
Balinese saka calendar1927–1928
Bengali calendar1413
Berber calendar2956
British Regnal year54 Eliz. 2 – 55 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2550
Burmese calendar1368
Byzantine calendar7514–7515
Chinese calendar乙酉(Wood Rooster)
4702 or 4642
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4703 or 4643
Coptic calendar1722–1723
Discordian calendar3172
Ethiopian calendar1998–1999
Hebrew calendar5766–5767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2062–2063
 - Shaka Samvat1927–1928
 - Kali Yuga5106–5107
Holocene calendar12006
Igbo calendar1006–1007
Iranian calendar1384–1385
Islamic calendar1426–1427
Japanese calendarHeisei 18
(平成18年)
Javanese calendar1938–1939
Juche calendar95
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4339
Minguo calendarROC 95
民國95年
Nanakshahi calendar538
Thai solar calendar2549
Tibetan calendar阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
2132 or 1751 or 979
    — to —
阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2133 or 1752 or 980
Unix time1136073600 – 1167609599

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