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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1926

NFL rules college students ineligible until college classes graduates

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1927

Smokey Burgess, baseball catcher (Pitts Pirates)

Birth
1927

Dani‰l F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker, dies at 71

Death
1929

Keith Waterhouse, English writer (Billy Liar, Say Who Are You?)

Birth
1929

Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64)

Birth
1929

Rudy Vallee recorded "Deep Night"

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1930

Eva Strittmatter, writer, dies at 17

Death
1931

Fred Trueman, [Fiery Fred], English cricket player

Birth
1931

Freddie Trueman, cricketer ("Fiery Fred", 307 wickets for England)

Birth
1931

Rip Torn, Tx, actor (Coma, Summer Rental, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)

Birth
1932

Fascist coup in the Memel territory

Event
1932

1st Olympic dog sled race, Lake Placid, NY (demonstration sport)

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1932

Fran‡ois Truffaut, Paris, director (Jules and Jim, Fahrenheit 451)

Birth
1933

Mamie Van Doren, Rowena SD, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters) [or 2/2]

Birth
1933

Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster

Birth
1933

Pres von Hindenburg and von Papen end Prussian parliament

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1933

Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in Pacific hurricane

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1933

20th amendment (terms of office) passed

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1933

20th Amendment goes into effect: Pres term begins in Jan not March

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1933

112' ocean wave observed near Manila

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1933

-90øF (-68øC), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record)

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1933

Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )

Birth
1934

Reds purchase 43-year-old Dazzy Vance from the Cards for $7,500

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1935

1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey

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1935

"Monopoly" board game goes on sale for 1st time

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