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February 6 is recognized globally as the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, a day established by the United Nations to amplify efforts to end this harmful traditional practice. It is also National Frozen Yogurt Day, National Chopsticks Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of February 6th

  1. 1. The Monopoly board game was first published on this day in 1935 by Parker Brothers.
  2. 2. Legendary American singer, actor, and producer Bob Marley was born on this day in 1945.
  3. 3. Jack Kilby from Texas Instruments filed the first patent for an integrated circuit on February 6, 1959.
  4. 4. astronaut Alan Shepard made history by easing a specially made six iron to hit two golf balls on the moon On February 6, 1971.