Wednesday, February 8, 2012
FEB 6th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 6
I've been portrayed as a caveman by some
Jesse Helms, 1985
Feb 6 Birthdays
Mamie Van Doren
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Feb 6 In History
President Reagan outlines "Reagan Doctrine" in State of the Union address
Cape Canaveral, Florida: first successful test firing of a Titan ICBM.
Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments files the first patent for an integrated circuit.
The first minstrel show in the United States, The Virginia Minstrels, opens.
The first 86 African American immigrants sponsored by the American Colonization Society started a settlement in present-day Liberia.
This Day in Business
Monopoly, the board game named after the named after the economic concept of one entity dominating a market, goes on sale for 1st time.
This Day in Entertainment
Frank Sinatra debuts on the radio show "Your Hit Parade," which starts his singing career.
This Day in Geography
College of William & Mary, Williamsburg VA was established upon a royal charter being granted.
This Day in Sports
In Super Bowl XXXIX, the New England Patriots beat the Philadelphia Eagles.
Ronald Reagan Day (California) - Established in 2011, honors politician Ronald Reagan and his accomplishments
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