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6 February: On This Day In History | What Special Day Is Today?


6 February: You will be surprised to know how many interesting things happened on 6th February.

So, if you are wondering what a special day is today, you will get all your answers here. Check out the events that happened on this day in history on 6th February.

6 February: On This Day In History | What Special Day Is Today?

What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 6 February

    • In 1911, Rolls-Royce chose its Mascot.
    • In 1926, the first donut-making machine was launched by a company called Trausch Bakery in Dubuque, Iowa.
    • In 1943, Frank Sinatra made his debut singing on a radio show known as ‘Your Hit Parade.’
    • In 1958, a flight from Munich with 8 Manchester United players crashed and killed them.
    • In 1964, England and France decided to build a tunnel under the English Channel.
    • In 2014, the Pakistani and Taliban government started peace negotiations.

Birth Anniversaries (6 February)

    • In 1890, the famous Indian Pashtun independence activist Abdul Ghaffar Khan, also known as Bacha Khan or Frontier Gandhi was born.
    • In 1911, the 40th president of the United States Ronald Reagan was born.
    • In 1915, the famous Indian poet Kavi Pradeep was born.
    • In 1942, the famous activist Sarah Brady was born.
    • In 1945, the famous singer Bob Marley was born.

Death Anniversaries (6 February)

    • In 1952, King George VI of England died on this day.
    • In 1963, Charles “Specs” Wright, the popular jazz drummer from America, died at 35.
    • In 2012, Janice Voss, a famous astronaut from America, died of breast cancer at 55.
    • In 2020, Lynn Evans Mand, the pop vocalist from America, died at 95.
    • In 2022, the Indian singing legend and the Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar died at the age of 92.

What Special Day is Today: 6 February

    • International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed across the world.
    • National Frozen Yogurt Day is celebrated in many countries such as India, Australia, US, Canada, and many more.
    • National Lame Duck Day is celebrated in the United States
    • National Chopsticks Day is celebrated in China.


A lot happened on this day in history on 6th February throughout history. So, if someone asks you at a party what special day is today, you will have some impressive responses.

Do you know of any other event that took place on this day? Share in the comments below!



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