On this day in 1895 George Herman Ruth was born. We know him as Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat, the Bambino, one of the first American athletes to become a celebrity super star. Ruth took his exhibition game on barn storming tours around the U.S., including a trip to the U.P. in 1926, where he was struck out by a pitcher from Iron Mountain.
Also born on this day in 1911 – Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States.
Finially, on this day in 1924 the first highway signs were installed on Michigan roads. The birth place of the auto industry was first to see the use of stop signs before any other state. Pasty Central Day in History February 6th.