Today is Friday, Feb. 6, a 37th day of 2015 with 328 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
Those innate on this date are underneath a pointer of Aquarius. They embody England’s Queen Anne in 1665; politician Aaron Burr in 1756; Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart in 1833; ball good George Herman “Babe” Ruth in 1895; former U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1911; Eva Braun, mistress of Adolf Hitler, in 1912; actor Zsa Zsa Gabor in 1917 (age 98), actor Patrick Macnee in 1922 (age 93); actor Rip Torn in 1931; actor Mamie Van Doren in 1931 (age 84); French film executive Francois Truffaut in 1932; actor Mike Farrell in 1939 (age 76); TV newsman Tom Brokaw in 1940 (age 75); handgun control romantic Sarah Brady in 1942 (age 73); thespian Fabian Forte in 1943 (age 72); actor Michael Tucker in 1945 (age 70); Jamaican reggae singer/songwriter Bob Marley in 1945; thespian Natalie Cole in 1950 (age 65); actor Kevin Whately in 1951 (age 64); actor/director Robert Townsend in 1957 (age (58); actor Kathy Najimy in 1957 (age 58); thespian W. Axl Rose in 1962 (age 53).
On this date in history:
In 1819, Singapore was founded with a investiture of a British East India Co. trade post.
In 1865, Gen. Robert E. Lee was allocated commander in arch of a armies of a Confederacy.
In 1943, U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of Allied expeditionary army in North Africa. (He after became World War II autarchic Allied commander in Europe.)
In 1987, extended no-smoking manners took outcome for 890,000 employees in 6,800 U.S. sovereign buildings nationwide.
In 1992, a troops ride craft crashed into a grill and hotel in Evansville, Ind., murdering 16 people.
In 2001, Ariel Sharon was inaugurated primary apportion of Israel.
In 2004, a womanlike self-murder bomber detonated explosives in a container on a Moscow transport car, murdering 39 people and injuring about 200.
In 2005, a New England Patriots won their third Super Bowl in 4 years, defeating a Philadelphia Eagles 24-21. (The Patriots won their fourth pretension in 2015.)
In 2006, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told Congress President George W. Bush was within his authorised rights when he certified warrantless notice of people in a United States by a National Security Agency.
In 2013, a Public Policy Polling consult indicated U.S. electorate were some-more expected to perspective an publicity by a National Rifle Association negatively than positively.
In 2014, foe began in some events in a Winter Olympics began in Sochi, Russia. (The central opening rite was a day later.)
A suspicion for a day: U.S. President Ronald Reagan said, “You can accomplish most if we don’t caring who gets a credit.”