2006

This article is about the year 2006.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
2006 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature ( Poetry) – Music ( Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
Elections – Int'l leadersState leadersSovereign states
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyMeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field)BaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby unionTennis
By place
AfghanistanAlgeria – Antarctica – ArgentinaArmeniaAustralia – Austria – Azerbaijan – BangladeshBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChina – Costa Rica – Croatia – Cuba – Denmark – El Salvador – Egypt – Estonia – EthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFrance – Georgia – GermanyGhana – Greece – Hungary – IcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsrael – Italy – JapanKenya – Latvia – Lithuania – LuxembourgMalaysiaMexico – Moldova – NetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippinesPoland – Romania – RussiaRwanda – Serbia – SingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpain – Sri Lanka – SwedenTaiwanThailandTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States – Vietnam
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2006 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Assyrian calendar 6756
Bahá'í calendar 162–163
Bengali calendar 1413
Berber calendar 2956
British Regnal year 54  Eliz. 2 – 55  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2550
Burmese calendar 1368
Byzantine calendar 7514–7515
Chinese calendar 乙酉(Wood  Rooster)
4702 or 4642
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire  Dog)
4703 or 4643
Coptic calendar 1722–1723
Discordian calendar 3172
Ethiopian calendar 1998–1999
Hebrew calendar 5766–5767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2062–2063
 - Shaka Samvat 1927–1928
 - Kali Yuga 5106–5107
Holocene calendar 12006
Igbo calendar 1006–1007
Iranian calendar 1384–1385
Islamic calendar 1426–1427
Japanese calendar Heisei 18
(平成18年)
Javanese calendar 1938–1939
Juche calendar 95
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4339
Minguo calendar ROC 95
民國95年
Nanakshahi calendar 538
Thai solar calendar 2549
Unix time 1136073600 – 1167609599

2006 ( MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday ( dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

2006 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Germany.

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