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FEBRUARY 6

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Jamaica: Bob Marley Day
(Celebration of the birthday of singer Bob Marley: 02/06/1945)
Bob Marley Music BBC
1940 Tom Brokaw (South Dakota-born Broadcast Journalist, Historical Author) South Dakota Authors & Illustrators Journalism Television IMDB
Performing Artists
1901 Ben Lyon (Georgia-born Actor) Georgia Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film IMDB
1917 Zsa Zsa Gabor (Hungarian-American Actress) Hungarian Performing Artists Actors IMDB
1931 Mamie Van Doren (South Dakota-born Actress) South Dakota Actors Film IMDB
Rip Torn (Texas-born Actor) Texas Performing Artists Actors Film IMDB
1932 François Truffaut (French Film Critic, Director) Paris Performing Artists Filmmakers IMDB
1939 Mike Farrell (Minnesota-born Actor; B.J. Honeycutt in M*A*S*H) Minnesota Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television IMDB
1945 Bob Marley (Jamaican Popular Musician) Bob Marley Popular Musicians
1950 Natalie Cole (Los Angeles-born African-American Popular Singer) Los Angeles Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African-Americans IMDB
1962 Axl Rose (Indiana-born Popular Musician: Gun 'N Roses) Indiana Performing Artists Popular Musicians IMDB
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
1991 Danny Thomas (Michigan-born Comedic Actor) Michigan Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television IMDB
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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1921 Yankees Announce the Purchase 10 Acres in the Bronx for Construction of Yankee Stadium New York City Baseball Yankee Stadium
1947 Frank Capra Copyrights It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra Trademarks and Copyright Filmmakers Internet Movie Database USPTO
1958 Munich Air Crash Kills Seven Members of the Manchester United Football Team British Sports Figures Germany Soccer Air Disasters Death BBC
1967 The Duluth Accordionaires, a Group of 24 Accordion Players, Give a Concert in Their Hometown Duluth, Minnesota Folk and Ethnic Musicians State of Minnesota
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
1984 Last Episode of Little House on the Prairie Airs Laura Ingalls Wilder Television The Internet Movie Database TV Tome

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