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2006 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
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Assyrian calendar 6756
Bahá'í calendar 162–163
Bengali calendar 1413
Berber calendar 2956
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Buddhist calendar 2550
Burmese calendar 1368
Byzantine calendar 7514–7515
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Coptic calendar 1722–1723
Ethiopian calendar 1998–1999
Hebrew calendar 5766–5767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2062–2063
 - Shaka Samvat 1928–1929
 - Kali Yuga 5107–5108
Holocene calendar 12006
Igbo calendar
 - Ǹrí Ìgbò 1006–1007
Iranian calendar 1384–1385
Islamic calendar 1426–1427
Japanese calendar [[Template:Nengo|Template:Japanese era]] Template:Japanese year number
(Template:Japanese eraTemplate:Japanese year number年)
Juche calendar 95
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4339
Minguo calendar ROC 95
民國95年
Thai solar calendar 2549
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2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the , the 6th year of the , and the 7th year of the decade.

2006 was designated as the International Year of Deserts and Desertification[1] and the International Asperger's Year.

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Nobel PrizesEdit

New English words and termsEdit

  • agender
  • bucket list
  • crowdfunding
  • crowdsourcing
  • Eris
  • hypermiling
  • mumblecore
  • sizzle reel
  • ski cross[47]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  22. "U.S. Military Joins Indonesia Quake Relief". CBS News. May 31, 2006. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/05/31/ap/world/mainD8HUGLJO0.shtml. 
  23. "Montenegro declares independence from Serbia". USA Today. 2006-06-03. https://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-06-03-montenegro_x.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-25. 
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  27. Butcher, Tim (2006-06-29). "Israel launches warning air strikes on Gaza". The Daily Telegraph (London). https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/1522647/Israel-launches-warning-air-strikes-on-Gaza.html. Retrieved 2009-07-25. 
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  29. Olesen, Alexa (2006-07-02). "China's first train to Tibet conquers high-altitude hurdles". USA Today. Associated Press. https://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2006-07-02-china-railway_x.htm?POE=TECISVA. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
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  33. Chance, Matthew (2006-08-23). "Russian jet crash kills all 170 on board". CNN. http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/08/22/russia.crash/. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
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