What happened this day in history October 14, 2006

What are the important events that happened on October 14, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 14, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 14, 2006 is the 287th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 78 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 1, 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, 1,160,784,000 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 ‘dihectaoctacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $420.40. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 14, 2006 Historical Events

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    College football brawl between University of Miami and Florida International University leads to suspensions of 31 players of both teams.

Who died on October 14, 2006?

  • 2006
    Chun Wei Cheung, Dutch rowing cox and Olympic silver medallist (b. 1972)
  • 2006
    Freddy Fender, American musician (b. 1937)
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    Gerry Studds, American politician (b. 1937)
  • 2006
    Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
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    Klaas Runia, Dutch theologian, churchman and journalist (b. 1926)
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    Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (b. 1919)
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    Nancy Lynn, American aviator (b. 1956)

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