February 6th In NYC History
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1895... Yankee legend Babe Ruth is born in Baltimore.
1993... Tennis great Arthur Ashe dies of AIDS at New York Hospital. Ashe spent much of his career fighting racial barriers in tennis, and his last years working to raise public awareness about AIDS.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, born in 1940.