On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1941

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Al Benton collects 2 sacrifices in an inning, a MLB record; wins 11-2 vs Cleveland Indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • Lyle Berman, American poker player
  • Ray Culp, American baseball player
  • Sorrel [Doris Ernestine] Hays, American pianist and composer (The Glass Woman), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2020)
1941 Highlights

About August 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo