What day of the week was February 24, 2006?

The day of the week February 24th, 2006 fell on was a Friday.

Octavia E. Butler the American author (b. 1947) died on this day in 2006. As did Don Knotts the American actor (b. 1924) , John Martin the Canadian broadcaster, co-founded MuchMusic (b. 1947) , Denis C. Twitchett the English historian and scholar (b. 1925) , Dennis Weaver the American actor (b. 1924) .

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue a possible military coup.