What happened this day in history May 12, 2006

What are the important events that happened on May 12, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 12, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 12, 2006 is the 132nd day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 233 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 29, 2006 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 19,123,200 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 ‘hectatriacontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,384.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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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May 12, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    Iranian Azeris interpret a cartoon published in an Iranian magazine as insulting, resulting in massive riots throughout the country.
  • 2006
    Mass unrest by the Primeiro Comando da Capital begins in São Paulo (Brazil), leaving at least 150 dead.

Who died on May 12, 2006?

  • 2006
    Gillespie V. Montgomery, U.S. representative from Mississippi (b. 1920)
  • 2006
    Hussein Maziq, Prime Minister of Libya (b. 1918)

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