The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 6th famous birthdays

Mary Leakey

Mary Leakey (1913 - 1996)

English anthropologist

Bob Marley

Bob Marley (1945 - 1981)

Jamaican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004)

American actor and politician

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth (1895 - 1948)

American baseball player

Joe Bartolozzi

Joe Bartolozzi (19)

American internet star

Axl Rose

Axl Rose (59)

American singer-songwriter

Alice Eve

Alice Eve (39)

English actress

Crystal Reed

Crystal Reed (36)

American actress

Eva Braun

Eva Braun (1912 - 1945)

German wife of Adolf Hitler

Charlie Heaton

Charlie Heaton (27)

English actor

Kris Humphries

Kris Humphries (36)

American basketball player

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor (1917 - 2016)

Hungarian-American actress

Samantha Partida

Samantha Partida (20)

American TikTok star

Tinashe

Tinashe (28)

American singer

Allison Holker

Allison Holker (33)

American dancer

JR Stuber

JR Stuber (18)

American Instagram star

Rick Astley

Rick Astley (55)

English singer-songwriter

Ryan Swaze

Ryan Swaze (28)

Canadian YouTube star

Shelby Simmons

Shelby Simmons (19)

American actress

Bianca Heinicke

Bianca Heinicke (28)

German YouTuber

Reed Deming

Reed Deming (22)

American singer

Kaylina Eileen Garcia

Kaylina Eileen Garcia (20)

American Instagram Star

Rickey Thompson

Rickey Thompson (25)

American YouTube star and actor

Rachel Marie

Rachel Marie (22)

American gymnast and YouTube star

Yunho

Yunho (35)

South Korean singer

Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr (1756 - 1836)

American politician

Dalton Rapattoni

Dalton Rapattoni (25)

American singer

Dane DeHaan

Dane DeHaan (35)

American actor

David Hayter

David Hayter (52)

American actor and screenwriter

Aviva Mongillo

Aviva Mongillo (23)

Canadian actress

Rufus Reynolds

Rufus Reynolds (38)

Indian photographer

Kathy Najimy

Kathy Najimy (64)

American actress

Josh Stewart

Josh Stewart (44)

American actor

François Truffaut

François Truffaut (1932 - 1984)

French actor, director, screenwriter, and producer

Alice Greczyn

Alice Greczyn (35)

American actress

Gabrielle Allen

Gabrielle Allen (29)

English reality star

Darren Bent

Darren Bent (37)

English footballer

Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole (1950 - 2015)

American singer-songwriter and actress

Kevin Whately

Kevin Whately (70)

English actor

Echo Gillette

Echo Gillette (30)

American YouTuber

Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren (90)

American actress and singer

Cam Cameron

Cam Cameron (60)

American football coach

Matthew Carnahan

Matthew Carnahan (60)

director, writer, producer

J.E.B. Stuart

J.E.B. Stuart (1833 - 1864)

American army officer

Conor O'Brian

Conor O'Brian (41)

American wrestler

Alison Haislip

Alison Haislip (40)

Actress/TV correspondent

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan (66)

American journalist

Calum Best

Calum Best (40)

American-English model

Jin Yong

Jin Yong (1924 - 2018)

Hong Kong author

On this day

February 6 in History

  • 1820

    February 6, 1820:

    The first batch of former African-American slaves departs from New York to what would become known as Liberia.

  • 1840

    February 6, 1840:

    New Zealand’s Maori tribes sign the Treaty of Waitangi, which the British claimed would protect their (Maori) rights.

  • 1919

    February 6, 1919:

    The Weimar Republic is formed through the meeting of a German constitutional assembly.

  • 1952

    February 6, 1952:

    Queen Elizabeth II ascends the United Kingdom throne after the death of her dad, King George VI.

  • 1958

    February 6, 1958: Eight Manchester United players die when a British European Airways flight they were travelling on crashes.
  • 1965

    February 6, 1965:

    The song, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” by the Righteous Brothers reaches the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • 1993

    February 6, 1993:

    Tennis player Arthur Ashe who may have contracted HIV/AIDS through a blood transfusion is killed by pneumonia brought on by the disease.

  • 1995

    February 6, 1995:

    Singer-songwriter Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys band fame marries model Melinda Ledbetter.

  • 2014

    February 6, 2014:

    “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” airs for the final time.

  • 2018

    February 6, 2018:

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX company test-flies its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time.