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Notable Historical Events for February 6th

1959Fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow

1862Ulysses S. Grant begins military campaign in Mississippi

1952Queen Elizabeth II succeeds King George VI to the British throne

1998Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.

1921"The Kid," starring Charlie Chaplin & Jackie Coogan, released

1819Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds freeport harbor Singapore

1976George Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"

1993Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1951Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into Argonne National Laboratory, a nuclear test site located 20 miles (32 km) west of Chicago

1948Bradman retires hurt, 57 in his last Test Cricket innings in Australia

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Notable Birthdays on February 6th

1611Chongzhen Emperor, 16th and last Ming Emperor of China (d. 1644)

1897Louis Buchalter, New York City New York, Jewish American mobster (Murder, Inc.)

1911Ronald Reagan, Tampico IL, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo) and 40th US President (R) (1981-89)

1833J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Patrick County, Virginia, Confederate General

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Notable Deaths on February 6th

1993Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49

1994Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk), dies at 76

1964Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino general and President (1899-1901) (b. 1869)

1685Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54

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