On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Spitfire in action above Darwin, Australia, Mu Ki-46 shot down

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Singer Frank Sinatra debuts on radio's "Your Hit Parade"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Gayle Hunnicutt, American actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • HA Seyffardt, Dutch lt-gen/NSB "minister", dies at 71