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2006 labour protests in France The 2006 Labour Protests in France occurred throughout France during February, March, and April 2006 as a result of opposition to a measure set to deregulate labour. Young people are the primary participants in the protests as the controversial bill would directly affect their jobs.
2006 Ladies European Tour The 2006 Ladies European Tour was a series of weekly golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place from January through October of 2006. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).
2006 Lathen maglev train accident The 2006 Lathen maglev train accident occurred on September 22, 2006 when a Transrapid magnetic levitation (or "maglev") train collided with a maintenance vehicle near Lathen, Germany, killing at least 23 people. This was the first ever fatal accident on a maglev train.
2006 Liberal Party of Canada election ads In the 2006 federal election in Canada, the Liberal Party of Canada used attack ads against Conservative Party of Canada leader Stephen Harper. The Liberals, trailing in polls during the last weeks, responded to strong and often questionable negative ads directed towards the liberal party, by attempting to depict Harper as an extreme right-wing politician.
2006 Louisville Cardinals football team The 2006 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2006 college football season. This team won the Big East Conference championship and defeated Wake Forest University 24-13 in the Orange Bowl.
2006 LPGA Tour The 2006 LPGA Tour was a series of weekly golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place from February through December of 2006. The tournaments were sanctioned by the United States based Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA).
2006 Lusophony Games The 1st Lusophony Games (; ) were held in the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China between October 7 and 15, 2006. The 2006 Games were the first edition of this multi-sport event for Portuguese-speaking countries and territories, under the banner of ACOLOP.
2006 mid-year rugby test series During June of 2006, several rugby union test sides played fixtures that were mainly contested in southern nations. It acted as end of year tours of the Northern Hemisphere nations, and pre season matches for the Tri Nations Series and Pacific 5 Nations.
2006 Madagascan coup d'Ă©tat attempt The 2006 Madagascan coup d'Ă©tat attempt occurred on November 18 during the lead-up to the December 3 presidential election in Madagascar, when retired army General Andrianafidisoa, also known as Fidy, declared military rule."Attempted "coup" fizzles in desire for peaceful poll", IRIN, November 20, 2006.
2006 Madrid Barajas International Airport bombing On the morning of December 30, 2006, an explosion took place in the carpark building attached to Terminal 4 of Madrid Barajas International Airport in Spain. It was first reported by Time Warner employee Samantha Graham via phone on CNN around 8:34 GMT.
2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game The 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 77th playing of the midseason exhibition baseball game between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 11 2006 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League.
2006 Malegaon blasts The 2006 Malegaon bombings were a series of bomb blasts that took place on 8 September 2006 in Malegaon, a town in the Nashik district of the Indian state of Maharashtra, located at some 290 km to the northeast of state capital Mumbai.
2006 Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament The third Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament took place in New York city on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, 2006 and was won by the Sydney Convicts, who defeated reigning champions San Francisco Fog in the finals.
2006 Meerut fire On April 10, 2006 at about 17:30 local time, an inferno swept through a consumer electronics fair in Victoria Park in the Indian city of Meerut , killing at least 50 people and seriously injuring many more. The fire was said to have been caused by a short circuit.
2006 Melbourne Cup The 2006 Melbourne Cup was held on Tuesday, November 7 2006, in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne Cup is the most popular horse race in Australia, and a large percentage of businesses and schools take a break to watch the three minute race.
2006 Melbourne teenage DVD controversy Cunt: The Movie was a 2006 DVD produced by a group of Melbourne based high school students who refer to themselves as "The Teenage Kings of Werribee". The film, depicting graphic violence and degradation of people in the Werribee area of Victoria, Australia, caused widespread controversy after excerpts were broadcast by television current affairs program Today Tonight on October 23, 2006, and led to a police investigation about the content.
2006 Miami Dolphins season The 2006 Miami Dolphins season began with the team trying to improve on their 9-7 record in 2005. Instead, they finished the season 6-10 after being hyped by some to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl, and saw their coach Nick Saban abandon his contract to coach college football for the Alabama Crismon Tide.
2006 Miami RedHawks football team The 2006 Miami RedHawks football team represented the Miami University in the college football season of 2006. The team was coached by Shane Montgomery and played their homes game in Yager Stadium in Oxford, Ohio.
2006 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team The 2006 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team represented Middle Tennessee State University in the 2006 college football season. Middle Tennessee entered the 2006 season coming off a losing 4-7 record (3-4 SBC) in 2005, which saw the dismissal of former head coach Andy McCollum.
2006 Michigan State vs. Northwestern football game The 2006 edition to the Michigan State Spartans / Northwestern Wildcats football game featured the biggest comeback in NCAA history. The Michigan State Spartans, after falling behind to the Wildcats 38-3 with 9:54 remaining in the 3rd quarter, rallied to score 38 unanswered points to defeat the Wildcats 41-38.
2006 Milwaukee explosion The 2006 Milwaukee explosion refers to a large and fatal propane gas explosion at the Falk Corporation facility in the industrial Menomonee River Valley neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, on December 6 2006. 47 people were injured and three were killed.
2006 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team The 2006 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the college football season of 2006-2007. Coached by Glen Mason, the Gophers played their home games at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as they have since Memorial Stadium closed after the 1981 season.
2006 Minnesota Twins The 2006 Minnesota Twins are an American Major League Baseball team from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They finished the regular season as champions of the American League Central Division, but were swept in three games by the Oakland Athletics in the 2006 American League Division Series.
2006 Morecambe Bay helicopter crash The 2006 Morecambe Bay Helicopter Crash was a fatal air incident that occurred on December 27, 2006 at approximately 18:40 GMTBBC News, whilst transporting replacement crew between the Millom and Morecambe gas platforms situated approximately 24 miles from the shoreline of Morecambe Bay, Lancashire, England.
2006 Mosconi Cup The 2006 Mosconi Cup was played in the Rotterdam Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 8 December to 10 December 2006. The event ended in a 12-12 draw, which means Team USA will keep the Mosconi Cup for another year as they were the 2005 Mosconi Cup champions.
2006 Moscow market bombing On August 21, 2006, a self-made bomb of the power of more than 1kg of TNT exploded at Moscow's Cherkizovsky market.of October 3], [[2006 13 persons were confirmed dead: six citizens of Tajikistan, three citizens of Uzbekistan, two Russians, a woman who was a citizen of Belarus and a man who was a Chinese citizen.
2006 Mumbai "sweet" seawater incident The 2006 Mumbai "sweet" seawater incident was a phenomenon during which residents of Mumbai claimed that the water at Mahim Creek, one of the most polluted creeks in India that receives thousands of tonnes of raw sewage and industrial waste every day, had suddenly turned "sweet". Within hours, residents of Gujarat claimed that seawater at Teethal beach had turned sweet as well.
2006 National Cycling Championships Most of the 2006 National Cycling Championships took place in in June, although there were a few exceptions such as the Australian and American championships which take place in January and September respectively.
2006 National Invitation Tournament The 2006 National Invitation Tournament was the first time the tournament was planned and operated by the NCAA, taking over after 68 years under the auspices of the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Basketball Association (MIBA). The 2006 NIT also saw changes made to the selection process as well as being the first time the NIT seeded the participants.
2006 National League Division Series The 2006 National League Division Series (NLDS), the opening round of the 2006 National League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 3, and ended on Sunday, October 8, with the champions of the three NL divisions â€“ along with a "wild card" team â€“ participating in two best-of-five series. They were:
2006 National League Championship Series The 2006 National League Championship Series (NLCS), the second round of the 2006 National League playoffs, began on October 12 and ended on October 19; it was scheduled to begin on October 11, but was postponed a day due to inclement weather. The St.
2006 National People's Congress The 4th Plenary Session of the 10th National People's Congress (ç¬¬ĺŤĺ±Šĺ…¨ĺ›˝äşşć°‘ä»Łčˇ¨ĺ¤§äĽšĺ››ć¬ˇäĽšč®®) was held in Beijing, China, in conjunction with the 2006 CPPCC. Many items were listed on the agenda for the week-long session of the National People's Congress.
2006 NBA Finals The 2006 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2005-06 National Basketball Association season. The Miami Heat won the championship in 6 games over the Dallas Mavericks, winning the final game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, and becoming the third team to win a championship after trailing 0-2 in the series.
2006 NCAA Division I-BS football rankings Three human polls and one formulaic ranking make up the 2006 NCAA Division I-BS (Bowl Subdivision) football rankings, in addition to various publications' preseason polls. Unlike most sports, college football's governing body, the NCAA, does not bestow a National Championship title.
2006 NCAA Division I-BS football season The 2006 NCAA Division I-BS (Bowl Subdivision) football season, or the college football season, began on August 31, 2006 and, aside from all-star exhibition games that follow, concluded with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona, USA, where the #2 Florida Gators defeated the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes to win the 2006 BCS National Championship.
2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament The 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 14 2006, and concluded with the University of Florida winning their first-ever national title over UCLA 73-57 on April 3 at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
2006 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament The 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 16 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. It began on March 24, 2006, and ended with the championship game on April 8.
2006 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament The 2006 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament, marks the 25th NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship. This year's events were held March 18-April 4, 2006 at several sites, with the Championship game held in Boston.
2006 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team The 2006 Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Team are the representatives of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the 2006 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach is former Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan.
2006 New England Patriots season Although the New England Patriots had a 10-6 record in 2005, enough for the AFC East title, it was marred by an early exit in the playoffs versus the Denver Broncos. The early exit was in constrast to the team's three Super Bowl victories in the past 5 years.
2006 New Orleans Saints season The 2006 New Orleans Saints season began with the team trying to improve on their 3-13 record in 2005. All of the team's 2006 regular season home games are scheduled to be played in the Louisiana Superdome, which was damaged all of last season by Hurricane Katrina.
2006 New York Jets season The 2006 New York Jets season began with the team trying to improve on their 4-12 record in 2005. The season marked the first for rookie head coach Eric Mangini, who replaced Herman Edwards after the latter left the Jets to coach the Kansas City Chiefs.
2006 NFL Draft The 2006 NFL Draft, the 71st in league history, took place in New York City at Radio City Music Hall on April 29 and April 30, 2006. For the 27th consecutive year, the draft was telecast on ESPN and ESPN2, with additional coverage offered by ESPNU and, for the first time, by the NFL Network.
2006 NFL officiating crews Listing of the officiating crews for the 2006 NFL season. Each crew comprises seven officials who work together all season in the same positionâ€”referee, umpire, head linesman, line judge, field judge, side judge, and back judge.
2006 Nibong Tebal bus crash The 2006 Nibong Tebal Bus Crash or St Anne Feast Bus Crash took place on 30 July 2006 when 11 pilgrims to the annual St Anneâ€™s Feast were killed when the chartered bus they were in rolled over twice at the 160.8 kilometre of the North-South Expressway near Jawi interchange at Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia before landing upside down in a ditch.
2006 Nintendo World Tour The 2006 Nintendo World Tour, which began on November 3, 2006, is a showcase sponsored by Nintendo. It was created primarily to present the capabilities and game lineup of its upcoming Wii console to the Japanese public in antipication of its December 2 release date in the nation.
2006 NIT Season Tip-Off The 2006 NIT Season Tip-Off was won by the Butler Bulldogs of the Horizon League. Butler defeated in-state rivals University of Notre Dame and Indiana University, both on a neutral court, to win the Midwest Regional bracket and earn a trip to Madison Square Garden for the finals against the other three regional winners: the #2 North Carolina Tar Heels, #21 Tennessee Volunteers, and the #23 Gonzaga Bulldogs.
2006 NLL season The 2006 National Lacrosse League season was the 20th season in the history of the league, which began as the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League in 1987. The season began on December 30, 2005 and concluded with the championship game on May 13, 2006.
2006 Noida serial killings The 2006 Noida serial killings were a series of child murders that occurred in the village of Nithari on the outskirts of NOIDA City, Uttar Pradesh, an planned industrial township in Uttar Pradesh near New Delhi, India, and part of India's National Capital Region (India). The incidents came into light on 29 December 2006, when relatives of missing children began a search in the sewers around the house of suspect Moninder "Goldie" Pandher, a Punjabi businessman.
2006 North America 4 The 2006 North America 4 was the first tournament of its kind, a rugby union competition between four new North American teams. Each of the four teams face each other twice during the tournament, taking place in British Columbia, and then, in Columbus, Ohio.
2006 North American heat wave The 2006 North American heat wave spread throughout most of the United States and Canada beginning on July 15, 2006, killing at least 225 people. That day the temperature reached a sizzling 117Â°F (47Â°C) in Pierre, South Dakota.
2006 North Ossetia sabotages The 2006 North Ossetia sabotages were two explosions which occurred on the main branch and a reserve branch of the Mozdok-Tbilisi pipeline in the Russian border region of North Ossetia at around 03:00 local time (24:00 GMT) on January 22, 2006.
2006 Norwegian Football Cup Final The 2006 Norwegian Football Cup Final took place at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on November 12. Fredrikstad were in their 18th final (11 wins and 7 runner-ups), while Sandefjord were in their first final ever and had the chance to win the first trophy in the club's history.
2006 Norwegian Jostein Gaarder controversy In August of 2006, author Jostein Gaarder created a controversy in Norway after publishing an op-ed piece in Aftenposten, one of the country's major newspapers, in which he expressed his outrage against Israel's military operations and foreign policy since 1967. Gaarder, Jostein.
2006 Oakland Raiders season The 2006 Oakland Raiders season ended with the Raiders suffering through a 2-14 campaign, the worst record in the 2006 NFL season, the worst season since the club went 1-13 in 1962 and worst since the National Football League went to a 16-game schedule in 1978, thus earning the right to the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NFL Draft.
2006 Oaxaca protests The Mexican state of Oaxaca is currently embroiled in a conflict that has lasted more than six months and has resulted in at least 17 deaths and in the occupation of the capital city of Oaxaca by federal police. The conflict emerged in May 2006 with a strike involving the local teachers' union and has since grown into a broad-based movement pitting the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO) against the state's governor, Ulises Ruiz Ortiz.
2006 Oklahoma Sooners football team The 2006 Oklahoma Sooners football team will represent the University of Oklahoma in the college football season of 2006-2007. The previous year's team did not quite reach to the expectations that head coach Bob Stoops has set for his teams.
2006 Oregon State Beavers football team The 2006 Oregon State Beavers football team represents Oregon State University in the college football season of 2006-2007. The team's head coach is Mike Riley, with home games being played at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.
2006 protests in Hungary The 2006 protests in Hungary are a series of anti-government protests triggered by the release of Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc GyurcsĂˇny's private speech in which he confessed that his Hungarian Socialist Party had lied to win the 2006 election. Most of the events took place in Budapest and in some other cities.
2006 Pacific hurricane season The 2006 Pacific hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. It officially began May 15, 2006 in the eastern Pacific, designated as the area east of 140Â°W, and began on June 1 2006 in the central Pacific, which is between the International Date Line and 140Â°W.
2006 Pakistan landmine blast The 2006 Pakistan landmine blast occurred on March 10, 2006, in the Pakistani city of Dera Bugti in Balochistan province. 26 people were killed and seven were injured when their car, on the way to a wedding, hit at least one anti-tank landmine.
2006 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships The tenth edition of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, a long course (50m) event, was held in 2006 in Victoria, Canada, from August 17 to 20. Six World Records were tallied compared to one from the 2002 edition.
2006 Parliamentary crisis in Ukraine The 2006 Parliamentary crisis in Ukraine started in March of 2006 as a result of inconclusive parliamentary elections, and ended on August 3, 2006 with Viktor Yanukovych being chosen as a prime minister to replace Yuriy Yekhanurov, who resigned right after the parliamentary elections.
2006 PBA Draft The 2006 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Rookie Draft is a Philippine Basketball Association event, which will allows teams to draft players from the amateur ranks. The event is set to be held at the Market!
2006 PBA Philippine Cup The 2006 Gran Matador Brandy Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup is the all-Filipino conference of the PBA. The Purefoods Chunkee Giants defeated the Red Bull Barako at the best-of-seven Finals series of the tournament in six games.
2006 PGA Tour The 2006 PGA Tour was the last season of the PGA Tour before the major reorganization of the season brought about by the introduction of the FedEx Cup in 2007. After being challenged by Phil Mickelson in the first half of the year, when Mickelson won his second straight major at the Masters and was on course to win the U.
2006 PGA Tour of Australasia The 2006 PGA Tour of Australasia was a series of men's professional golf events played mainly in Australia and New Zealand. The main tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia are played in the southern summer so they are split between the first and last months of the year.
2006 Philadelphia Eagles season The 2006 Philadelphia Eagles season ended in the Eagles finishing 10-6, reclaiming the NFC East, and winning a playoff game at home. The season ended in a Divisional Round playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints, but was seen as a success in the face of the adversity of losing starting quarterback Donovan McNabb to injury in Week 11.
2006 Premier League Darts The 2006 Holsten Premier League the second year of the Professional Darts Corporation's popular darts league. The 2006 league was launched with the top six players in the PDC world rankings and the addition of a wildcard player, Raymond van Barneveld who decided to switch from the British Darts Organisation just weeks after reaching their 2006 World Championship final.
2006 Progressive Enterprises dispute The 2006 Progressive Enterprises Dispute was an industrial dispute between New Zealand supermarket company Progressive Enterprises and employees represented by the National Distribution Union and the EPMU. On August 25 2006, over 500 employees at Progressive's four distribution centres (in Auckland, Palmerston North and Christchurch) began a 48 hour strike supporting a demand for a national collective agreement involving an eight percent wage increase and pay parity between the four centres.
2006 Puerto Rico budget crisis The 2006 Puerto Rico budget crisis was a political, economic, and social crisis that saw much of the government of Puerto Rico shut down after it ran out of funds near the end of the 2005-2006 fiscal year. The shut down lasted for two weeks from May 1, 2006 through May 14, 2006, leaving nearly 100,000 public employees without pay and closing more than 1,500 public schools.
2006 Queens blackout An unresolved series of power outages struck the northwest section of Queens in July 2006, primarily affecting the neighborhoods of Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside, and Woodside. The outages affected some 100,000 people, caused airport and transit delays and cancellations, and caused unsavory living conditions due to a concurrent heat wave.
2006 rugby union handbag controversy The 2006 rugby union handbag controversy (also known as the Handbag incident) involved a handbag owned by a patron of the Jolly Poacher tavern at Christchurch, New Zealand on the night of the Super 14 final on 27 May, 2006.
2006 Rink Hockey European Championship The 2006 Rink Hockey European Championship was the 47th edition of the Rink Hockey European Championship, the biennial european rink hockey competition. The competition took place in Monza, Italy in the Pallazo dello Sport, also known as Pala Candy, from July 16 to July 22.
2006 Rolex Sports Car Series season The 2006 Rolex Sports Car Series season was the seventh season of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve. The 15-race championship was competed with Daytona Prototype (DP) and Grand Touring (GT) class cars.
2006 Rome metro crash The 2006 Rome metro crash occurred on October 17 2006 at 9:37am local time (07:37 UTC), when one train ploughed in another train as it unloaded passengers at the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II (or Vittorio Emanuele) underground station in the city centre, killing a 30-year-old Italian woman, named Alessandra Lisi, and injuring about 145 othershttp://www.rainews24.
2006 Rose Bowl The 2006 Rose Bowl Game presented by Citi was the final game and national championship of the 2005-2006 Bowl Championship Series (BCS), the 92nd Rose Bowl Game, and was played on January 4, 2006, at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California. The game matched the only two unbeaten NCAA Division I-A squads: Big 12 champion and defending Rose Bowl champs Texas and defending national champion and Pac-10 titleholder Southern California.
2006 Russian ban of Moldovan and Georgian wines The 2006 Russian import ban of Moldovan and Georgian wines began in late-March 2006 and created a diplomatic conflict between the Republic of Moldova and Georgia on the one hand and Russia on the other. Most wines consumed in Russia come from either Moldova or Georgia and wine trade with Russia is responsible for 80-90% of the total wine exports in both countries.BBC "Russian wine move draws protests", 30 March 2006
2006 storms in Vancouver, Canada The November 2006 storms in Vancouver, Canada caused landslides into the city's three main reservoirs. This lead to the water system becoming contaminated far beyond the legal safety limit, and forced the city to implement a boil water advisory for all of Vancouver's two-million residents for more than a weekâ€”the largest such advisory in Canadian history.
2006 student protests in Chile The 2006 student protests in Chile (also known as the Penguins' Revolution or The March of the Penguins, because of the students' uniform) were a series of ongoing student voice protests carried out by high school students across Chile from late April to early June of 2006. The protests peaked on May 30 when 790,000 students adhered to strikes and marches throughout the country, becoming Chile's largest student demonstration of the past three decades and the first political crisis of president Michelle Bachelet's administration.
2006 San Marino Grand Prix The Gran Premio Foster's di San Marino - 2006 was the fourth race of the 2006 Formula One World Championship. It was held on the weekend of April 21stâ€“April 23rd 2006 at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola.
2006 SĂŁo Paulo violence The 2006 SĂŁo Paulo violence began on the night of May 12, 2006 in SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil, the largest city in South America. It was the worst outbreak of violence which has been recorded in Brazilian history and was directed against security forces and a few civilian targets.
2006 Scott Tournament of Hearts [2006 Scott Tournament of Hearts], the [[Canada|Canadian women's curling championship, was held at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario, February 25, 2006 â€“ March 6, 2006. The tournament consists of 12 teams, one from each of Canada's provinces, one from Canada's territories and the defending champion, whose team is known as Team Canada.
2006 Serie A scandal The 2006 Serie A scandal (Italian: Calciopoli, sometimes referred to as Calciocaos) involved alleged match fixing in Italy's top professional football league, Serie A. The scandal was uncovered in May 2006 by Italian police, implicating league champions Juventus, and other major teams including A.
2006 Shiyyah Israeli Airstrike The Shiyyah Airstrike was an attack by the Israel Air Force (IAF) on the Shiyyah suburb in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on August 7, 2006, during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. Two missiles fired from an IDF bomber destroyed three apartment buildings in the suburb.
2006 Six Days of the Greenery The 2006 Six Days of the Greenery of marathon speed skating was held in the Netherlands, between December 11 and December 16, 2006. The tournament hosted six races of 100 laps in six days in the chase for the brussels sprout suit.
2006 Six Nations Championship The 2006 Six Nations Championship was the seventh series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy. Before 1910 the competition was the Home Nations and was contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
2006 South Africa Sevens The Emirates Airline South Africa Sevens is played annually as part of the IRB Sevens World Series for international rugby sevens (seven-a-side version of rugby union). The 2006 competition, which took place on December 8 and 9 at Outeniqua Park in George, Western Cape, was the second Cup trophy in the 2006-07 IRB Sevens World Series.
2006 South Asian Games The 2006 South Asian Games(also known as 2006 SAF Games or 10th SAF Games) were held in Colombo, Srilanka from August 18 to August 28, 2006 in the Sugathadasa Stadium with more than 2000 sportspersons competing in the record 20 disciplines of Sports. The 10th edition of SAF Games also marked the debut for Afghanistan.
2006 Southeast Asian haze The 2006 Southeast Asian haze event was caused by continued uncontrolled burning from "slash and burn" cultivation in Indonesia, and affected several countries in the Southeast Asian region and beyond, such as Malaysia, Singapore, southern Thailand, and as far as Saipan; the effects of the haze may have spread to South Korea. Local sources of pollution partly contributed to the increased toxicity, particularly in high-pollution areas such as ports, oil refineries, and dense urban areas.
2006 Southern Leyte mudslide On February 17, 2006, a series of mudslides caused widespread damage and loss of life in the Philippine province of Southern Leyte. The deadly landslides followed a ten-day period of heavy rains and a minor earthquake of magnitude 2.
2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs The 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs for the National Hockey League began on April 21, 2006, following the 2005-06 regular season. The sixteen teams that qualified, seeded one through eight from each conference, played best-of-seven series with re-seeding after the conference quarterfinals.
2006 Sudamericano Femenino The 2006 Sudamericano Femenino football tournament is to be played between November 10 and November 26, 2006. The tournament will be held at the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina It will act as a qualifier for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2007] to be held in [[China.
2006 Super 14 Final The Final of the 2006 Super 14 season, a provincial rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere, took place on May 27, 2006 at Jade Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand. The match was won by the Crusaders 19 points to 12 over the visiting Wellington-based side, the Hurricanes.
2006 Superturismo Championship The 2006 Campionato Italiano Superturismo Season was the second season of the Italian touringcar championship since it's recreation in 2005 (at the same time as the ETCC, the promoted Italian championship, was made into the WTCC). It had several well-known contenders, such as Alessandro Zanardi, Emanuele Naspetti and retired ski-racer Kristian Ghedina.
2006 Swedish electoral espionage affair The 2006 Swedish election espionage affair, in daily media sometimes called Leijongate, which is created from Watergate and the liberal party leader Lars Leijonborg, was a series of computer break-ins and the subsequent scandal. It all started on September 4, 2006, only weeks before the 2006 general election, the Social Democratic Party reported a computer break-in into the Social Democrats' internal network to the police.
2006 term opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States The table below lists the opinions delivered from the bench by the Supreme Court of the United States during the 2006 Term, which began on October 2, 2006, and will conclude September 30, 2007. The table illustrates what opinions were filed by each justice in each case, and which justices joined each opinion.
2006 transatlantic aircraft plot The 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot was an alleged terrorist plot to detonate liquid explosives carried on board several airliners travelling from the United Kingdom to the United States. Security measures were immediately put in place, which still largely remain, to ban the carriage of liquids of any kind onto planes.
2006 transatlantic aircraft plot suspects According to British and American authorities, the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot was a terrorist plot to detonate liquid explosives carried on board several airliners travelling from the United Kingdom to the United States.