What Happened on December 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore
  • NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Cornelius, Hannibal Mo, country singer (Nashville on the Road)
  • John Nelson, San Jose Costa Rica, conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz)
  • Richard Speck, mass murderer (killed 8 student nurses in 1966)

Famous Weddings

  • King Leopold of Belgium marries Lilian Baels