What Happened on February 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Auke Adema wins 6th official Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race (9:19)
  • Battle of Beda Fomm: Italian 10th army destroyed
  • British troops conquer Bengazi, Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Gigi Perreau, actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stephen Albert, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Maximilien Luce, French painter, dies at 82