6th February

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2004 Russian Federation - Moscow bombing An explosion ripped through a Moscow subway car during rush hour, killing 41 people in a terrorist attack blamed on Chechen separatists.
2001 Ariel Sharon becomes prime minister The leader of the right-wing Likud party, Ariel Sharon, wins a landslide victory to become the new prime minister of Israel.
1997 Diane Blood wins The Court of Appeal makes an historic judgement in favour of Diane Blood who will be allowed to be inseminated with her dead husband's sperm.
1993 Tennis - Arthur Ashe dies American tennis star Arthur Ashe dies aged 49 from AIDS contracted from an infected blood transfusion.
1958 Football - Manchester United players killed Seven Manchester United footballers are among 21 dead after an air crash in Munich.
1952 English Royalty King George VI dies peacefully in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham
1945 Bob Marley born Reggae musician Bob Marley is born in St Ann in Jamaica.
1911 US Presidents - 40th Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, is born in Tampico.
1900 Senate ratifies Intenational Court The US Senate ratifies the 1899 decree of the Hague Peace Conference, creating an international court of arbitration at The Hague

 

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