On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • James Loewen, American sociologist & historian, born in Decatur, Illinois
  • John London, American songwriter & bassist (Michael Nesmith band), born in Brazos County, Texas
  • Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist, born in Kirksville, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist, dies at 78
1942 Highlights

About February 6, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius