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Importance of 06th February in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 06th February special in the world history.

1998
Death of Falco, Austrian rock singer .
Austria
1998
Death of Carl Wilson, American musician (The Beach Boys)
United States
1998
Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport
United States
1989
Death of Chris Gueffroy, the last person to be killed while trying to escape over the Berlin Wall
Germany
1959
American electrical engineer Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments filed the first ever patent for an integrated circuit
United States
1958
Seven members of Manchester United Football Club were killed in a plane crash in Munich.
Great Britain
1952
George VI dies; Elizabeth II queen, returns from Kenya
Great Britain
1933
Birth of Leslie Crowther, British comedian and quiz show host .
Great Britain
1918
Death of Gustav Klimt, painter
Austria
1918
Women over 30 gained the right to vote in Britain .
Great Britain
1840
Treaty of Waitangi signed – Maori chiefs in New Zealand recognise British sovereignty in return for tribes being guaranteed possession of their lands
New Zealand
1834
Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer of West Africa
Great Britain
1833
Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist .
France
1833
Birth of James Ewell Brown (‘Jeb’) Stuart, American Confederate general .
United States
1783
Death of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, English landscape gardener .
Great Britain
1608
Birth of Antonio Vieira, Portuguese writer .
Portugal
1508
Maximilian I assumed the title of Holy Roman Emperor .
Austria
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