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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1951

Maria Christina, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III

Birth
1952

England replaces King George VI stamp series with Queen Elizabeth II

Event
1952

Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)

Birth
1952

George VI, King of Britain (1936-52), dies at 56

Death
1953

Susie Hutchison, Flintridge Calif, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)

Birth
1953

US controls on wages and some consumer goods were lifted

Event
1953

Ian Craig makes Test Cricket debut at 17 yrs 239 days, youngest Aussie

Event
1954

Scott Kempner, "Top Ten" rocker (Del Lords)

Birth
1955

Eric Money, NBAer

Birth
1956

Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)

Birth
1956

Chicago's Daily Defender, begins publishing

Event
1956

French premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers

Event
1956

U of Alabama refuses admission to Autherine Lucy (because he's black)

Event
1956

Linda Grovenor, Baltimore MD, actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire)

Birth
1957

Kathy Najimy, actress (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet)

Birth
1957

Robert Townsend, Chicago, comedian/actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy)

Birth
1957

Jerry Marotta, rocker (Orleans-Love Takes Time)

Birth
1958

7 soccer players of Manchester United, die in an aircrash at Munich

Death
1958

Barry Miller, LA Calif, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married)

Birth
1958

Ted Williams signs with Red Sox for $135,000, making him highest paid

Event
1958

Kelly Leadbetter, Phoenix AZ, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open)

Birth
1958

7 members on Manchester United football team die in an air crash

Event
1958

Bill Dawley, baseball player

Birth
1958

Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)

Birth
1958

Mark Hamilton, Louisville KY, sprint kayak Olympics-96)

Birth