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February 6th

February 6th is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 328 days remaining until the end of the year (329 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about February 6th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on February 6th

1665 Queen Anne (British Queen 1702-1714)

Queen Anne

1748 Adam Weishaupt (philosopher, founded the Order of the Illuminati, a secret society)

1756 Aaron Burr (3rd US Vice President)

1802 Charles Wheatstone (scientist, inventor)

1895 Babe Ruth (baseball player)

1911 Ronald W. Reagan (40th US President)

Ronald Reagan

1912 Eva Braun (wife of Adolf Hitler)

1917 Zsa Zsa Gabor (actress, socialite)

1922 Patrick Macnee (actor)

1922 Dennis Norden (TV host)

1924 Billy Wright (soccer player)

1931 Rip Torn (actor, film director)

1922 Leslie Crowther (comedian, actor, TV host)

1940 Jimmy Tarbuck (comedian, actor)

1940 Tom Brokaw (TV journalist, author)

1945 Bob Marley (singer)

Bob Marley

1949 Mike Batt (singer-songwriter - The Wombles)

1950 Natalie Cole (singer)

1955 Avram Grant (soccer manager)

1960 Jeremy Bowen (journalist, TV presenter)

1962 Axl Rose (singer - Guns N' Roses)

Axl Rose

1963 Quentin Letts (journalist)

1966 Rick Astley (singer)

Rick Astley

February 6th in History

1778 France signs treaties with the United States. The first international recognition of the new republic.

1788 New York is the 3rd state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.

1788 Massachusetts is the 6th state to ratify the US Constitution.

1815 New Jersey grants the first railroad charter in the United States.

1819 Sir Stamford Raffles founds Singapore.

1820 Eighty-six African-Americans leave New York City to start a settlement in Liberia.

1833 Otto becomes the first modern King of Greece.

1840 Treaty of Waitangi establishes Australian/New Zealand as a British colony.

1918 British women over 30 gain the right to vote.

1919 The American Legion is founded.

1922 Washington Naval Treay is signed, placing limits on the fleet sizes and naval armaments of the United States, Britain, Japan, France, and Italy.

1933 Twentieth Amendment to US Constitution (modifying Presidential succession, and beginning and end of terms for Federal elected officials) goes into effect.

1952 Queen Elizabeth II becomes Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth following the death of her father King George VI.

Queen Elizabeth II

1952 First use of a mechanical heart in a human heart transplant operation.

1959 Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments applies for the first patent on an Integrated Circuit.

1988 Michael Jordan makes his signature slam dunk from the free throw line.

Michael Jordan

1989 Polish government begins the Round Table talks with the Solidarity Trade Union, which will eventually result in the end of communism in that country.

1998 Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.

2012 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II

2018 SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket has its maiden flight.

February 6th is also

Bob Marley Day (Rastafari Movement)


People born on February 6th are Aquarius


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