February 6th is known as Frozen Yogurt Day and Lame Duck Day.
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If it’s your birthday today or you just want to know all about February 6, we’ve got some the best you’ll find. From life changing creations to environmental records and much more.
Did you know that on this day in 1894, William Painter secured a patent for the capped bottle opener? Painter had over 80 patents to his credit over his lifetime.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about February 6th in history!
What memorable events happened on February 6 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Turkey and Syria were struck by a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed 59,259 people.
Over the next three weeks, the region was hit with over 10,000 aftershocks. It was the deadliest earthquake in Turkey since 526 AD and Syria since 1822.
The United States had its first official COVID-19 related death.
It occurred in Santa Clara County, California, where a woman passed away at home.
ScienceMag reported that honey bees are found to be able to use colors to help them carry out simple arithmetic.
This ability has only been observed in a few non-human vertebrates, such as some primates, African gray parrots, and pigeons.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the world’s most powerful rocket, “Falcon Heavy.”
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Rick Astley? See what other famous people were born on this day.
May 11, 1981 (Age 36)
St. Ann, Jamaica
58 years old
Jun 5, 2004 (Age 93)
W. Axl Rose
62 years old
Jun 9, 1870 (Age 58)
Unfortunately, February 6th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
George VI was an English king born on December 14, 1895. He died on this day in 1952, at age 56 in Sandringham House, Norfolk, England, UK.
Feb 6, 1952 (Age 56)
Every day brings a new quote – here are the most renowned quotes spoken or written on February 6th in history.
It is said that God is always on the side of the big battalions.
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Lame Duck Day
Lame Duck Day may sound a little silly at first, but it’s actually a pretty important day, considering it commemorates the signing of the 20th Amendment. Otherwise known as the Lame Duck Amendment, it reduced the time between outgoing and incoming US presidents.
National Frozen Yogurt Day
We’ve got the perfect excuse for you to indulge in a delicious treat today guilt-free. Today is Frozen Yogurt Day, so why not grab a spoon and enjoy the whole pot.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Batman and Predator exist in the same fictional universe. Since 1991, they have been featured together in three comic books.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on February 6, your star sign is Aquarius.
Aquarians like to get to the point. They are very blunt and straightforward and will not tolerate any messing around.
All those born in February have the Amethyst birthstone. The Ancient Greeks thought the color of Amethyst resembled wine, so they associated it with the Bacchus, the god of wine.
If you were born on February 6, it’s likely that you were conceived on May 16 in the previous year.
A baby conceived on February 6th, 2024, will likely be due around October 30th, 2024.