What happened this day in history March 22, 2006

What are the important events that happened on March 22, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 22, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 22, 2006 is the 81st day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 9, 2006 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 19,049,760 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 ‘octacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $371.40. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade 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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March 22, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    ETA, the armed Basque separatist group, declares a permanent ceasefire.
  • 2006
    Three Christian Peacemaker Team hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days of captivity and the death of their colleague, American Tom Fox.

Who died on March 22, 2006?

  • 2006
    Kurt von Trojan, Australian science fiction author (b. 1937)
  • 2006
    Lawrence Stephen, Nauruan politician (b. 1939)
  • 2006
    Pierre Clostermann, French World War II pilot (b. 1921)

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