What happened this day in history July 3, 2006

What are the important events that happened on July 3, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 3, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 3, 2006 is the 184th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 20, 2006 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,151,884,800 seconds 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 ‘hectaoctacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $43.47. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby 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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July 3, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    Valencia metro accident leaves 43 dead in Valencia, Spain.

Who died on July 3, 2006?

  • 2006
    Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2006
    Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)

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