According to Gregory calendar, February 06 is the day number 37 in a given year. February 06 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 06 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1757British scientist Joseph Black discovered carbonic gas.
1778France recognized America as a nation.
1778France declared war on France.
1778France and the United States signed the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce, establishing military and commercial ties respectively between the two nations.
1806Napoleonic Wars-When squadrons of British and French ships ofthe line engaged in the Battle of San Domingo in the Caribbean Sea, theFrench ships Impérial and Diomède ran aground to avoid capture, butwere caught and destroyed anyway.
1815New Jersey grants the first American Rail Charter to John Stevens.
1819A formal treaty between Husain Shah of Johor and British Sir Stamford Rafals established a trade agreement in Singapore.
1820Sponsored by the American Colonization Society, the first African American migrants departed New York to establish a settlement in present-day Liberia.
1833Prince Otto Frederick Ludwig of Bavaria gave the title to his King Prince Otto Frederick Ludwig, his name was taken by His Highness the First, Grace of God, King of Greece, Prince of Bavaria.
1833Otto became the first modern King of Greece.
1843The Virginia Minstrel performed the first bang at the Bowery Amphitheater in New York City.
1851The largest bushfire in a populous region in Australian history swept across Victoria, resulting in approximately 5 million hectares burnt.
1862Union forces earned one of their first important victories in the American Civil War at the Battle of Fort Henry in western Tennessee.
1888Gillis Bildt became Prime Minister of Sweden.
1904The Japan-Russian War began with the invasion of Japanese forces on the armies of Russia and China.
1911The first old age home opened in Arizona, USA.
1911Pluto Powder Company explosion in Michigan killed 10 laborers.
1918Women over 30 years of age in Britain got the right to vote.
1919The Seattle general strike began in the United States, affecting more than 65,000 workers
1919Over 65,000 workers in Seattle, Washington, US, began a five-day general strike to gain higher wages after two years of World War I wage controls.
1922The Panchmukhi Agreement was signed in Washington to control and reduce weapons internationally.
1922Britain, France, Japan, Italy and the United States signed the Washington Naval Treaty to avoid a naval arms race.
1928Actress May Clarke married Chicago-based dancer and comedian Lev Bruce.
1931Renowned lawyer and leader Motilal Nehru died in Lucknow.
193514 people died in avalanches in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
1936A team of explorers discovered the world's coldest region after four years of intense effort.
1937K. Elizabeth Ohi became the first Japanese-American female advocate.
1941The Battle of Beda Foam began in Libya.
1948For the first time radio controlled aircraft were flown.
1951The US conducted a nuclear test in Nevada.
1952Elizabeth II ascended the throne of the Queen of England. She was just 26 years old at the time.
1952Elizabeth II ascended to the thrones of the United Kingdom,Canada, Australia, New Zealand and three other Commonwealth countriesupon the death of her father, George VI.
1958The aircraft carrying the Manchester United football club and some fans and journalists crashed while attempting to take off from Munich-Riem Airport in Munich, West Germany, killing eight players and 15 others.
1976In testimony before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, Lockheedpresident Carl Kotchian admitted that the company had paid outapproximately US$3 million in bribes to the office of Japanese PrimeMinister Kakuei Tanaka.
1981At Buckingham Palace, the Prince of Wales proposed marriage to Lady Diana Spencer.
1987Mary Gaudron was appointed as the first female Justice of the High Court of Australia.
1997O. J. Simpson found it liable in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson.
1998Bill Clinton, President says that ‘he would never walk away from this country and from the thrust they have placed in me’, during press conference.
2000Tara Halonen was elected the first female president of Finland.
2000Second Chechen War: Russia captured Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, forcing the separatist Chechen government into exile.
2005Tony Blair remained Prime Minister of Britain for 2,838 days.
2005The New England Patriots won over the Philadelphia Eagles with 24-21 runs in super bowl XXXIX.
2008The storms in the western coastal region of America caused heavy destruction.
2010In Pakistan the Taliban blew up a girls’ school in Kuwait and fortunately no one was killed.
2011Egyptians continued their protests for the 13th day in Tahir Square and dubbed the ‘Day of Martyrs’ is honour of those killed in their fight for freedom.
2012Queen Elizabeth II marked her 60th anniversary of becoming monarch of the UK and seven sovereign stated in the country.
2012Email Boc, Romania’s Prime minister resigned along with the entire cabinet due to major social and political unrest in the country.
2013An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 caused significant damage to villagers along the coast of the Soloman Island.
2013The US postal service announced that it will not deliver first class mails on Saturdays after 5th August 2013.
2014Steven Segal, a well known action movie star who is of 61 years old considered a run of Arizona governor.

Important Historical Events of 06 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1819British official Stamford Raffles signed a treaty with Sultan Hussain Shah of Johor, establishing Singapore as a trading post for the British East India Company.
1950First Cabinet Secretary N.R. Pillai appointed in India
1959Anna Chandy became the first woman judge to be appointed to the High Court in India.

Important Days of 06 February National & International Days 🏁

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationInternational Day
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital MutilationInternational Day
International Development Week (6 to 12 Feb)International Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 06 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1890Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan / Politician / Pakistan
1864Bishan Narayan Dar / Politician / India
1874Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura / Religious Leader / India
1890Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan / Politician / India
1890Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan / Politician / India
1915Kavi Pradeep / Poet / India
1922M. K. Binodini Devi / Writer / India
1983S. Sreesanth / Cricketer / India

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