What day of the week was January 12, 2006?

The day of the week January 12th, 2006 fell on was a Thursday.

A stampede during the Stoning of the Devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina the Saudi Arabia, kills at least 362 Muslim pilgrims. The French warship Clemenceau reaches Egypt and is barred access to the Suez Canal. Greenpeace activists board the ship.