2006 in Denmark

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2006
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Denmark
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The following lists events hat happened during 2006 in Denmark.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 4 - The Danish, and as a consequence of sharing the same building, the Chilean and Swedish embassies in Damascus, are firebombed by protestors denouncing the publication of what they consider sacrilegious cartoons depicting Muhammad. The Norwegian embassy is also burned.[3]
  • February 5 - The Danish embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, is set on fire by protesters because of the continued controversy over the cartoons depicting Muhammad, and rumors of Qur'an burnings in Denmark.[4]
  • February 7 - Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy
    • An Iranian newspaper, Hamshahri, has announced a competition for the best cartoon of the Holocaust "as a test of the boundaries of free speech".[5]
    • As the Danish embassy in Tehran is attacked by hundreds of protesters, five people are killed in Afghanistan as protests against European Muhammed cartoons sweep across the country.[6]
  • February 18 - Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy
    • Italian reform minister Roberto Calderoli resigns after criticism for wearing a T-shirt depicting the cartoons. The incident triggered yesterday's rioting outside the Italian consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in which at least 10 people died.[7]
    • Sixteen people are killed in northern Nigeria as demonstrators protest the cartoons by storming and burning Christian churches and businesses.[8]

March[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 23 - Remains of Dagmar of Denmark, the mother of the last Tsar of Russia, are transported from the Roskilde Cathedral to Saint Petersburg in order to be reburied in the Peter and Paul Cathedral on 28 September.[10]

November[edit]

December[edit]

The arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Film[edit]

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

Handball[edit]

Other[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saudis recall envoy in Danish row". 26 January 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Libya to shut embassy in Denmark". 29 January 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Embassies burn in cartoon protest". 4 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Danish embassy in Beirut torched". 5 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Iran paper seeks cartoon revenge". 7 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Tensions rise in Denmark-Iran row". 7 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Italy cartoon row minister quits". 18 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "16 die in cartoon protests in Nigeria". 19 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Five arrested over cartoon protests". 15 March 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Mother of tsar makes last voyage". 23 September 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "RIBA European Awards". RIBA. Retrieved 21 September 2009. 
  12. ^ "5 prizes for 3XN". 3XN. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "Berlin Awards and Honours". Danish Film Institute. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  14. ^ "Kessler-sejr på teknisk knockout" (in Danish). DR. Retrieved 20 February 2012.