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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1965

Jan Sver k, Zatec Czech, director (Kolya, Jizda, Ropaci)

Birth
1966

Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79

Death
1966

Alex Antonitsch, Austria, tennis star

Birth
1966

Rick Astley, rock vocalist (Never Gonna Give You Up)

Birth
1966

Tom Tupa, NFL punter/quarterback (Cleve Browns, NE Patriots)

Birth
1967

Bennie Dekker, Dutch soccer player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap)

Birth
1967

Mike Evans, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1967

Randy Hilliard, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

Birth
1967

Martine Carol, French actress (Nana), dies of heart attack at 46

Death
1967

Cultural Revolution in Albania

Event
1967

Heavyweight Cassius Clay beats Ernie Terrell in Houston

Event
1967

Muhammad Ali TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1968

10th Winter Olympic games opens in Grenoble, France

Event
1968

Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns US bombing of North Vietnam

Event
1968

Former Pres Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

Event
1968

Malika Mahfoud, Copenhagen Denmark, golfer (Gippsland Ladies Amateur)

Birth
1968

C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85

Death
1968

Richard Newbill, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)

Birth
1968

Imtiaz Abbasi, UAE cricket wicket-keeper (World Cup 1996)

Birth
1968

KESD TV channel 8 in Brookings, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1969

Kurt Abbott, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)

Birth
1969

"Dear World" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances

Event
1969

Jerry Herman's "Dear World," premieres in NYC

Event
1969

Rajindra Dhanraj, Trinidad cricket leg-spinner (WI 1994-95)

Birth
1969

James Jones, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)

Birth