This Day in History on 6th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 6th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1932: Bina Das, a member of the umbrella team at the Calcutta University graduation ceremony, shot Stanley Jackson, the Governor of Bengal.

1952: King George VI of England died and Elizabeth II ascended the throne.

1959: Jack Kilby obtained the first patent for an integrated circuit.

1959: Ms. Anna Chandy became the first woman judge of the Kerala High Court.

1999: First Pace Maker Bank of India was established in Kolkata.

2009: India financed Rs 9.45 crore for the construction of three major dams along its border with Nepal.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

Kavi Pradeep
Kirpal Singh

1665: Anne, Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

1874: Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, Indian religious leader, founded the Gaudiya Math (d. 1937)

1894: Kirpal Singh, Indian spiritual master (d. 1974)

1911: Ronald Reagan, an American politician and the 40th president of the United States.

S. Sreesanth

1912: Eva Anna Paula Hitler, the longtime companion of Adolf Hitler and, his wife.

1915: Kavi Pradeep, an Indian poet, and songwriter.

1923: J Rameshwar Rao, an Indian lawyer, diplomat, Member of Parliament, and book publisher.

1983: S. Sreesanth, an Indian cricketer.

1992: Nora Fatehi, an Indian-Moroccan dancer, model, actress, and singer.

Death/ Death Anniversary

1804: Joseph Priestley, an English chemist.

Motilal Nehru

1931: Pt. Motilal Nehru, an Indian lawyer, activist, and politician.

1939: Sayajirao Gaekwad III, the Maharaja of Baroda State.

1946: Sir Upendranath Brahmachari, an Indian scientist.

1952: George VI, the King of the United Kingdom.

Ritwik Ghatak

1964: Emilio Aguinaldo, the first and the youngest President of the Philippines and the first president of a constitutional republic in Asia.

1976: Ritwik Ghatak, an Indian noted film director, screenwriter, and playwright.

1994: Jack Kirby, an American comic book artist, writer, and editor.

Futher Reading

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