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  • Camberley, England
    Saturday Apr 1, 2006

    Prince Harry

    Graduation

    Camberley, England
    Saturday Apr 1, 2006

    In April 2006, Harry completed his officer training and was commissioned as a Cornet (second lieutenant) in the Blues and Royals, a regiment of the Household Cavalry in the British Army.




  • Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2006

    Desmond Doss

    Burring

    Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2006

    He was buried on April 3, 2006, in the National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Frances (his 2nd wife) died three years later on February 3, 2009, at the Piedmont Health Care Center in Piedmont, Alabama.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday Apr 6, 2006

    Hurricane Katrina

    Retirement of The Name Katrina

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday Apr 6, 2006

    Because of the large death toll and destruction of property along the Gulf Coast, the name Katrina was officially retired on April 6, 2006, by the World Meteorological Organization at the request of the U.S. government. The name will never again be used for another North Atlantic hurricane. It was replaced by Katia on List III of the Atlantic hurricane naming lists, which was used in the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season.




  • Italy
    Sunday Apr 9, 2006

    Silvio Berlusconi

    2006 General Election

    Italy
    Sunday Apr 9, 2006

    Operating under a new electoral law written unilaterally by the governing parties with strong criticism from the parliamentary opposition, the April 2006 general election was held. The results of this election handed Romano Prodi's centre-left coalition, known as The Union, (Berlusconi's opposition) a very thin majority: 49.8% against 49.7% for the centre-right coalition House of Freedoms in the Lower House, and a two-senator lead in the Senate (158 senators for The Union and 156 for the House of Freedoms).




  • Milan, Italy
    Sunday Apr 9, 2006

    Kaká

    First Rossoneri hat-trick

    Milan, Italy
    Sunday Apr 9, 2006

    On 9 April 2006, he scored his first Rossoneri hat-trick against Chievo, with all three goals scored in the second half.




  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    Eminem

    Proof murdered

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    In 2006, Proof, who was Eminem's childhood friend, was murdered.




  • Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    Adidas

    Adidas announced an 11-year Deal To become The Official NBA Clothing Provider

    Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    On 11 April 2006, Adidas announced an 11-year deal to become the official NBA clothing provider. The company has been making NBA, NBDL, and WNBA jerseys and products as well as team-coloured versions of the "Superstar" basketball shoe. This deal (worth over $400 million) took over the previous Reebok deal that had been put in place in 2001 for 10 years.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Second career triple-double

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 11, 2006

    On April 11, 2006, O'Neal recorded his second career triple-double against the Toronto Raptors with 15 points, 11 rebounds and a career high 10 assists.


  • Casibare, Puerto Lleras, Meta, Colombia
    Wednesday Apr 12, 2006

    Colombian conflict

    Completing disarmament Process of Colombia's Paramilitary Groups

    Casibare, Puerto Lleras, Meta, Colombia
    Wednesday Apr 12, 2006

    Starting in 2004 a disarmament process was begun of Colombia's paramilitary groups (especially the AUC) and was completed on April 12, 2006, when 1,700 fighters turned in their weapons in the town of Casibare.


  • Lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 27, 2006

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    Rebuilding of the World Trade Center

    Lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 27, 2006

    The construction of One World Trade Center began on April 27, 2006, and reached its full height on May 20, 2013. The spire was installed atop the building at that date, putting 1 WTC's height at 1,776 feet (541 m) and thus claiming the title of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.


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