Daily Calendar for Thursday, February 6, 2025


  • Christopher Marlowe (playwright) –
  • Aaron Burr (politician) –
  • Babe Ruth (baseball player) –
  • Ronald Reagan (40th U.S. president) –
  • Tom Brokaw (newscaster) –
  • Bob Marley (Reggae musician, founding member of The Wailers) –
  • Natalie Cole (singer) –
  • Kim Zmeskal (Olympic gymnast) –


  • Arthur Ashe (tennis player died) –
  • Joseph Cotten (actor) –
  • Merle Kilgore (country musician) –
  • Keith Knudsen (member of the Doobie Brothers) –
  • James Whitmore (actor) –


  • Massachusetts joined the Union as the sixth state–
  • Robert E. Lee named Confederate general in chief (US Civil War)–
  • Sun-Maid raisins trademark registered–
  • Woodrow Wilson became first U.S. president to be buried in D.C.–
  • Barbara Ann Scott won Canada’s first Olympic gold medal for figure skating –
  • Elizabeth II ascended to British throne–
  • Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor proclaimed Queen of Canada–
  • You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling by The Righteous Brothers topped charts–
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one–
  • Alan Shepard became the first man to hit a golf ball on the Moon–
  • Mr. Fred Rogers molded the 100 billionth Crayola crayon. The color was named blue ribbon–
  • 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–
  • SpaceX launched Elon Musk’s Starman mannequin in a Tesla roadster–


  • Temperatures in parts of Ohio and Kentucky did not rise above 0 degrees F all day–
  • -10.3 degrees Fahrenheit, Boston, Massachusetts–
  • 36.4” snow fell in North Foster, Rhode Island–
  • Southern Louisiana had snow for the second time in three days, with one to four inches accumulated–

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