Historical Events for June 2006
Events 1 - 8 of 8
3rd - The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
5th - Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
7th - British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
18th - The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
19th - Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
21st - Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
28th - The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
29th - Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.