What happened this day in history October 7, 2006

What are the important events that happened on October 7, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 7, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 7, 2006 is the 280th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 85 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 24, 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, 322,272 hours 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 ‘dihectaoctacontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $53.66. (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 7, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya is shot and killed outside her home in Moscow.

Who died on October 7, 2006?

  • 2006
    Abraham Afewerki, Eritrean singer (b.1966)
  • 2006
    Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2006
    Julen Goikoetxea, Spanish Basque cyclist (b. 1985)

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