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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1944

Michael Tucker, Balt MD, actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law)

Birth
1945

8th Air Force bombs Magdeburg/Chemnitz

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1945

Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder

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1945

Bob Marley, Jamacian reggae vocalist (and Wailers-Roots Rock Reggae)

Birth
1945

Paul Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

Death
1945

Jan Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed

Death
1946

"Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances

Event
1947

Compton and Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket

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1947

Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)

Birth
1947

Luigi Russolo, composer, dies at 61

Death
1947

Albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82

Death
1948

Robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38

Death
1948

1st radio-controlled airplane flown

Event
1948

KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1948

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

Event
1949

Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)

Birth
1949

Richie Zisk, baseball player

Birth
1949

Frank Rich, US politician (?)

Birth
1950

Punky Meadows, Washington DC, rock guitarist (Angel)

Birth
1950

Natalie Cole, LA Calif, vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy)

Birth
1950

Rich Glover, NFLer

Birth
1950

Mike Batt, composer/arranger

Birth
1951

"Broker Special" train crashes in Woodbridge NJ, killing 84

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1951

Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into

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1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site Argonne Atomic Lab (Ill), to demonstrate lax in security

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