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2006
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Designed as: International Year of Deserts and Desertification

International Asperger's Year
Year of Mozart, marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Preceded by: 2005
Succeeded by 2007

President Bush signs a law renewing the Patriot Act, including a signing statement stating that he does not consider himself bound by its requirement to tell Congress how the law is being used (March. 9). House releases a report on the response to Hurricane Katrina, assigning blame on all levels of government (February]]. 15). (...) George Bush and Tony Blair express regret for the abuse of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison, for removing all Baathists from positions of power in Iraq, and for other missteps (May. 25).

The Supreme Court rules that military tribunals cannot be set up to try prisoners in the absence of Congressional authorization and that prisoners are entitled to fair trials under the Geneva Conventions (June 29). President Bush uses his veto power for the first time, striking down legislation that would have expanded the number of Stem cell lines available for embryonic research using federal financing. (July 19). Democrats gain control of both houses of Congress in the midterm elections (November. 7). [1]


2006 was a the sixth year of the 21st Century CE. It is alternatively known as "that time everybody stopped liking George W. Bush and longed for the next U.S. Presidential Election." Saddam Hussein was Executed this year on December 30 2006.

Other significant eventsEdit

  • Airlines Flight 778 plane crash
  • Dawson College shooting
  • PhilSports Stadium stampede
  • 2006 Mumbai train bombings
  • Kedumim bombing
  • Al-Qaeda released a video on the fifth anniversary of 9/11.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. News and Events of 2006
  2. New al-Qaeda warning marks 9/11

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