What happened this day in history April 8, 2006

What are the important events that happened on April 8, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 8, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 8, 2006 is the 98th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 267 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 26, 2006 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 19,074,240 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $256.15. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dog is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 8, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    Shedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang.

Who died on April 8, 2006?

  • 2006
    Gerard Reve, Dutch writer (b. 1923)

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