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FEBRUARY 6

1892 William Parry Murphy (Wisconsin-born 1934 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) Wisconsin Scientists & Inventors Anemia 1934 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine Aetna Wisconsin Historical Society
Sports Figures
1895 Babe Ruth (Maryland-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1993 Arthur Ashe (Virginia-born African-American Member of the Tennis Hall of Fame) Arthur Ashe International Tennis Hall of FameFamous African-Americans
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1917 Sunmaid Raisins Trademark Is Registered Trademarks and Copyright Sunmaid Raisins USPTO
1921 Yankees Announce the Purchase 10 Acres in the Bronx for Construction of Yankee Stadium New York City Baseball Yankee Stadium
1929 Iowa's First Donut-making Machine Is Introduced by Trausch Bakery in Dubuque Dubuque, Iowa Foods and Nutrition Historic Firsts State Historical Society of Iowa
1852 The Alabama Insane Hospital Is Established by the Legislature Alabama Mental Health Alabama State Archives
1958 Munich Air Crash Kills Seven Members of the Manchester United Football Team British Sports Figures Germany Soccer Air Disasters Death BBC
1968 Former President Dwight Eisenhower Sinks a Hole-in-One Dwight Eisenhower Golf Eisenhower Library (pdf)
1971 Astronaut Alan Shepard Hits Three Golf Balls on the Moon Alan Shepard Astronauts Lunar Exploration Golf Technology and Society BBC
4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Leaves 20 Dead Near Tuscania, Italy Italy Earthquakes Notable Persons Who Have Died on This Date USGS

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