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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
<a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2013/02/06/4052280/fervent-fans-mark-marleys-birthday.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fervent fans mark Bob Marley's birthday in Jamaica</a>Kansas City StarKINGSTON, Jamaica -- Hundreds of tourists have joined Rastafarian priests and reggae musicians at Bob Marley's old house in Ja
</embed> MyWikiBiz February 6 in history:
- 1778, the U.S. won official recognition from France with the signing of treaties in Paris
- 1933, the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, the so-called "lame duck" amendment, was proclaimed in effect by Secretary of State Henry Stimson
- 1952, Britain's King George VI died; he was succeeded as reigning monarch by his daughter, Elizabeth II
- 1959, the United States successfully test-fired for the first time a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral
- 1998, President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair redoubled their pledge to use military force against Iraq if necessary; during a joint news conference in which the subject of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky came up, Clinton said he would "never" resign.
- 1998, President Clinton signed a bill changing the name of Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
- 2002, a federal judge ordered John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban," held without bail pending trial.
- 2002, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reached a bittersweet milestone, somberly marking 50 years as monarch on the anniversary of the death of her father, King George VI
- 2006, terrorist conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui disrupted the opening of his sentencing trial in Alexandria, Virginia, and was tossed out of court.