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Calendar for February 6th, 2014

Born 1564: Christopher Marlowe (playwright)

Born 1756: Aaron Burr (politician)

1865: Robert E. Lee named Confederate general in chief (US Civil War)

Born 1895: Babe Ruth (baseball player)

Born 1911: Ronald Reagan (40th U.S. president)

1917: Sun-Maid raisins trademark registered

Born 1940: Tom Brokaw (newscaster)

Born 1945: Bob Marley (Reggae musician, founding member of The Wailers)

Born 1950: Natalie Cole (singer)

1952: Elizabeth II ascended to British throne

1965: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" by The Righteous Brothers topped charts

1968: President Dwight D. Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

1971: Alan Shepard became the first man to hit a golf ball on the Moon

Born 1976: Kim Zmeskal (Olympic gymnast)

Died 1993: Arthur Ashe (tennis player) died

Died 1994: Joseph Cotten (actor)

1996: Mr. Fred Rogers molded the 100 billionth Crayola crayon. The color was named blue ribbon

2005: The New England Patriots won their third Super Bowl victory in four years with a 24-21 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX

Died 2005: Merle Kilgore (country musician)

Died 2005: Keith Knudsen (member of the Doobie Brothers)

Died 2009: James Whitmore (actor)

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