On this day: February 6

Published On: Feb 05 2013 05:58:31 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EST
Civil War, Battle of Fort Henry, 1862

The Union gets its first victory of the Civil War, Ronald Reagan is born, The Righteous Brothers hit No. 1, and astronaut Alan Shepard works on his lunar golf game, all on this day.