history fact – February 6, 2017

___ Per The AP:
Today is Monday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2017. There are 328 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 6, 1952, Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his 25-year-old elder daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II. ___ Per The AP:

On February 6, 1943, a Los Angeles jury acquitted actor Errol Flynn of three counts of statutory rape. ___ Per The UPI:
On this date in history: In 1819, Singapore was founded with the establishment of a British East India Co. trading post.


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