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On This Day

February 6

Bob Marley Day

1921 The Kid is released starring Charlie Chaplin

1935 Monopoly hits store shelves for the fist time

1936 In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany the 4th winter Olympic Games open

1958 Munich air Disaster 8 Manchester United FC are killed in plane crash

1968 In Grenoble, France the 10th Winter Olympic opens

1973 In Toronto construction starts on the CN Tower

1988 The Jumpman logo is immortalized by Michael Jordan

2005 New England Patriots win Super Bowl XXXIX over the Philadelphia Eagles

Happy Birthday

1895 Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame 7 x World Series champion

1911 Ronald Reagan 40th President of the United States

1917 Zsa Zsa Gabor actress

1931 Rip Tron actor

1945 Bob Marley Musician

1962 Axl Rose in the band Guns N’ Roses

1963 Alundra Blayze aka Madusa WWE Wrestler, WCW Cruiserweight Championship, 3 x WWF Women's Championship in the WWE Hall of Fame, USHRA Monster Jam World Finals Racing Championship

1964 Gordon Downie in the band The Tragically Hip

1966 Rick Astley singer

1993 Teresa Scanlan Miss America


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