What happened this day in history September 17, 2006

What are the important events that happened on September 17, 2006? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 17, 2006: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 17, 2006 is the 260th day of the year 2006 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 105 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 4, 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, 1,158,451,200 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 ‘dihectahexacontagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $42.72. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate 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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September 17, 2006 Historical Events

  • 2006
    An audio tape of a private speech by Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány is leaked to the public, in which he confessed that his Hungarian Socialist Party had lied to win the 2006 election, sparking widespread protests across the country.
  • 2006
    Fourpeaked Mountain in Alaska erupts, marking the first eruption for the long-dormant volcano in at least 10,000 years.

Who died on September 17, 2006?

  • 2006
    Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American socialite (b. 1924)

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