On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1941

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, American actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stephen Albert, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Maximilien Luce, French painter, dies at 82
1941 Highlights

About February 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius