What happened this day in history May 26, 2006

What are the important events that happened on May 26, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 26, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 26, 2006 is the 146th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 219 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 13, 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, 19,143,360 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 ‘hectatetracontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $43.76. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini 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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Who died on May 26, 2006?

  • 2006
    Édouard Michelin, CEO of Michelin (b. 1963)
  • 2006
    Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)

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