February 6th in History1778: France recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France.
1788: Massachusetts becomes the sixth of the United States.
1899: Treaty of Paris is ratified by the U.S. Senate by one vote, ending the Spanish-American War
1958: A plane carrying the Manchester United football team crashed at Munich airport, killing 7 of the team
1959: Indira Ghandi becomes the leader of India's Congress Party
1991: Debris from the Soviet space station 'Salyut 7' fall into the Atlantic as it breaks up
February 6th birthdays1911: Ronald Reagan, Former actor and US (40th) President
1919: Zsa Zsa Gabor, American actress
1922: Patrick McNee, British actor.
1932: Francois Truffaut, French director
1945: Bob Marley, Jamaican singer.