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February 6


Huguenot rebels and the French sign the Peace of La Rochelle.


France recognizes the United States and signs a treaty of aid in Paris.


Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the Constitution.


The Battle of Fort Henry, Tenn., begins the Mississippi Valley campaign.


The Dalton Gang commits its first crime, a train robbery in Alila, Calif.


The Spanish-American War ends.


President McKinley appoints W.H. Taft commissioner to report on the Philippines.


Japan’s foreign minister severs all ties with Russia, citing delaying tactics in negotiations over Manchuria.


Germany admits full liability for Lusitania incident and recognizes the United State’s right to claim indemnity.


The Washington Disarmament Conference comes to an end with signature of final treaty forbidding fortification of the Aleutian Islands for 14 years.


Mussolini warns Germany to stop agitation in Tyrol.


Germany accepts Kellogg-Briand pact.


Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich begins press censorship.


Adolf Hitler opens the Fourth Winter Olympics.


The RAF clears the way as British take Benghazi, trapping thousands of Italians.


Kwajalein Island in the Central Pacific falls to U.S. Army troops.


MacArthur reports the fall of Manila, and the liberation of 5,000 prisoners.


The United States reports that all Soviet offensive arms are out of Cuba.


Cuba blocks the water supply to Guantanamo Naval Base in rebuke of the United State’s seizure of four Cuban fishing boats.


Paris and London agree to build a rail tunnel under the English Channel.


Seven U.S. GIs are killed in a Viet Cong raid on a base in Pleiku.


Charles de Gaulle opens the 19th Winter Olympics in France.


President Gerald Ford asks Congress for $497 million in aid to Cambodia.


Queen Elizabeth marks her Silver Jubilee.


Civil rights workers begin a march from Carrolton to Montgomery, Alabama.

Born on February 6


Aaron Burr, 3rd U.S. Vice President.


George Herman “Babe” Ruth, baseball player with the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and the Boston Braves. The first player to hit 60 home runs in one season.


Ronald Reagan, film actor and 40th U.S. President (1981-1989).


Mary Douglas Leakey, archaeologist and paleoanthropologist.


Francois Truffaut, French film director (The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player).


Walter E. Fountroy, politician and civil rights leader.


Tom Brokaw, NBC News anchorman.


Bob Marley, reggae musician.

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