Looking back at the past year, I decided to post about some of the more interesting events that occurred over the previous 12 months. Here it is.
The Pittsburg Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL. (Okay, maybe not defeated, I think the word I would actually choose is they stole the Super Bowl away from the Seahawks).
Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots Harry Whittington with a shotgun while on a hunting trip.
The ETA (Basque nationalists) declare a permanent ceasefire with Spain.
Montenegro declares its independence from Serbia-Montenegro.
Italy defeats France in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
North Korea fires 7 test missiles, including a long-range missile.
Fidel Castro temporarily hands over control of Cuba to his brother, Raul.
Israel invades Lebanon in response to the Hezbollah kidnapping of 2 Israeli soldiers.
Charles Carl Roberts kills 5 female students in an Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series, defeating the Detroit Tigers.
The Democrats take control of both houses of Congress.
Former President of the United State Gerald Ford dies at the age of 93.
Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein is executed in Baghdad.