On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Forrest Towns, American athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1936), born in Fitzgerald, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (Tony the Tiger), and bass singer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"), born in Norfolk, Nebraska (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), dies at 69
1914 Highlights

About February 6, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius