What happened this day in history October 22, 2006

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

October 22, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 22, 2006 is the 295th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

When this day started, 19,357,920 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 ‘dihectaenneacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,916.50. (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 22, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.

Who died on October 22, 2006?

  • 2006
    Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922)

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