2006

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2006
Protests in Paris against caricatures with the face of Muhammad
Protests in Paris against caricatures with the face of Muhammad
Extraordinary meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors
IAEA Board of Governors meeting on Iran's controversial nuclear program
Destroyed building in southern Lebanon
In Lebanon War destroyed building
2006 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1454-1455
Ethiopian calendar 1998-1999
Badi calendar 162-163
Bengali calendar 1412-1413
Berber calendar 2956
Buddhist calendar 2550
Burmese calendar 1368
Byzantine calendar 7514-7515
Chinese calendar
 - era 4702-4703 or
4642-4643
 - 60 year cycle

Wood Rooster (乙酉, 22) -
Fire Dog (丙戌, 23)

French
revolution calendar
CCXIV - CCXV
214-215
Hebrew calendar 5766-5767
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2062-2063
 - Shaka Samvat 1928-1929
Iranian calendar 1384-1385
Islamic calendar 1426-1427
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Heisei 18
 - Kōki 2666
Coptic calendar 1722-1723
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4339
 - Juche era 95
Minguo calendar 95
Modern Olympics XXVIII
Seleucid calendar 2317-2318
Thai solar calendar 2549

Annual dedications

people

  • 2006 is Mozart year in Austria (on the occasion of the composer's 250th birthday). At the end of January alone , hundreds of events take place (also in Germany). The 150th birthday of Sigmund Freud is also celebrated with congresses, etc., as well as the 100th birthday of the logician Kurt Gödel .
  • 2006 is the Ibsen year in Norway . (on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the playwright's death)
  • 2006 is the Rembrandt year in the Netherlands . It is the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn's (1606–1669) birthday .
  • 2006 committing in Germany the 150th anniversary of the death of the poet Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), the 150th anniversary of the composer Robert Schumann (1810-1856) and the 50th anniversary of the death of the poet Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956).
  • 2006 in the states of Serbia and Croatia , the Tesla-year . (proclaimed by UNESCO )
  • In 2006, Hans Asperger (1906–1980), after whom Asperger's syndrome was named, would have been 100 years old. That is why this year was named "International Asperger's Year" with the support of Australian Asperger's specialist Tony Attwood .

Initiatives

Species protection

See also: nature of the year

Events

Politics and world events

See also: List of UN Security Council Resolutions (2006)

January

February

  • February 1 : In the West Bank , Israeli security forces begin demolishing the Amona outpost in the face of violent resistance from Jewish settlers.
  • February 5 : Muslim protesters against the controversial Mohammed cartoons set fire to the Danish consulate in Lebanon . As a result, protests in other Islamic countries lead to further acts of violence and threats to EU institutions.
  • February 18 : The Association Agreement between Albania and the EU is signed.
  • February 26 : The world population reaches 6.5 billion people, according to the US Census Authority.

March

April

May

Flag of the new state of Montenegro

June

July

August

September

2006: People arrested during their escape on Nangpa La

October

United States population clock

November

December

  • December 31 : According to a balance sheet by the aid organization Reporters Without Borders , 2006 was one of the most dangerous years for journalists since the statistical survey began : 81 media representatives were killed in the course of their jobs in 21 countries. In addition, 56 reporters were kidnapped , primarily in Iraq and Gaza . In addition, 32 media representatives (drivers, translators and technicians) were killed in their support work. As expected, Iraq was the most dangerous country for journalists for the fourth time in a row with 64 victims, followed by Mexico with 9 and the Philippines with 6 deaths.

science and technology

"New Horizons" probe
2006: Soyuz TMA-8 launched

economy

Culture

see also: Film Year 2006 and Literature Year 2006

Leipzig Book Fair 2006
Painting Adele Bloch-Bauer I
Exhibit in the Musée du quai Branly


Disasters

nature and environment

March: THW forces fight their way through masses of snow
Tungurahua eruption in 2006

religion

Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Germany in 2006

society

Coat of arms of the CV

Sports

see also: sport year 2006

Opening ceremony for the Turin Winter Olympics
German fans celebrating at the 2006 World Cup

Disasters

Born

Died

This is a list of the most important people who passed away in 2006. A more detailed list can be found in the 2006 Nekrolog .

January

Manfred Bofinger (1941-2006)
Günther Landgraf (1928-2006)
Ibrahim Rugova (1944-2006)
Johannes Rau (1931-2006)

February

Betty Friedan (1921-2006)
Andreas Katsulas (1946-2006)
Hermann Lein (1920-2006)
Andrei Pavlovich Petrov (1930-2006)
Ray Barretto (1929-2006)
Richard Bright (1937-2006)

March

Slobodan Milošević (1941-2006)
Stanisław Lem (1921-2006)

April

Alexander Buel Trowbridge (1929-2006)
Paul Spiegel (1937-2006)

May

Kazimierz Górski (1921-2006)
Alan Kotok (1941-2006)
Boštjan Hladnik (1929-2006)

June

Drafi Deutscher (1946-2006)
Robert Gernhardt (1937-2006)

July

Rudi Carrell (bronze bust) (1934-2006)

August

Holger Börner (1931-2006)
James van Allen (1914-2006)
Rainer Barzel (1924-2006)

September

Annemarie Wendl (1914-2006)
Steve Irwin (1962-2006)

October

Klaus Renft (1942-2006)
Red Auerbach (1917-2006)

November

Bülent Ecevit (1925-2006)
Markus Wolf (1923-2006)
Jack Palance (1919-2006)

December

Claude Jade (1948-2006)
Peter Dienel (1923-2006)
Augusto Pinochet (1915-2006)
Gerald Ford (1913-2006)

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

Roger D. Kornberg

music

See also: 2006 number one hits in Australia , Belgium , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Greece , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Canada , Croatia , Mexico , New Zealand , the Netherlands , Norway , Austria , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Sweden , Switzerland , Slovakia , Spain , South Korea , Czech Republic , Hungary , the United States and the United Kingdom .

See also: Category: Music 2006

Web links

Commons : 2006  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files
 Wikinews: 2006  - in the news

Individual evidence

  1. Year of Computer Science ( Memento of the original from September 10, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.informatikjahr.de
  2. ^ Del Ponte believes suicide is possible , Spiegel, March 12, 2006.
  3. www.zeit.de Die Zeit ( Memento of the original from April 11, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.zeit.de
  4. ^ CSD in Cologne: Carnival in summer (koeln.de). July 18, 2007, accessed March 27, 2019 .